After greater than two months within the hospital, California Freeway Patrol (CHP) officer Aaron Weikert was discharged from UC Davis Medical Middle simply in time to be residence for the vacations.
Weikert was critically injured after being hit by a automotive on Stockton Boulevard in South Sacramento. He had been investigating an earlier crash within the space that killed a bicyclist. He was standing exterior his patrol car when he was struck by the automotive. Paramedics rushed him to UC Davis Medical Middle the place emergency drugs, trauma surgical procedure and important care groups supplied life-saving remedy for his accidents.
“We’re so grateful for the help Officer Weikert obtained right here at UC Davis,” stated Mark Leavitt, public data officer for South Sacramento CHP. “He sustained some main accidents and it is a miracle for him to be going residence right now.”
Upon discharge, Weikert was greeted by over 50 CHP officers, family and friends – who loudly cheered as his spouse escorted him out of the hospital.
Santa Claus additionally was in attendance to journey residence with Weikert to shock his three young children, who didn’t but know he was coming residence. The kids had stated all they wished for Christmas was for his or her “daddy to return residence.”
Weikert and Santa Claus had been escorted to his home by 30 CHP bikes and patrol vehicles, giving him the hero’s welcome residence, he deserved.
“We’re so pleased to have him residence for the vacations, it actually was all that his children wished this yr,” added Leavitt. “He nonetheless has an extended street in his restoration, however right now was an excellent first step.”