The subway mugging sufferer who underwent mind surgical procedure over the weekend after plunging down a set of Manhattan subway stairs through the tried theft remains to be unconscious — and medical doctors worry she might by no means get up, her heartbroken household stated.
The grim replace on 58-year-old Than Htwe’s situation, which was introduced Tuesday by her household, got here as police are nonetheless trying to find the brute who left her getting ready to dying.
“The medical doctors advised us that the trauma to her head was so extreme that she received’t be capable of get up,” the girl’s son, Kyaw Zaw Hein, and husband, Myint Shein, stated in a newly created GoFundMe web page.
“Finally all her organs will shut down. We at the moment are simply ready and worrying about what occurs subsequent,” the household stated.
Hein, 22, was along with his mom on their method to her physician’s workplace, once they had been attacked from behind contained in the Q prepare station at Broadway and Canal at about 9:40 a.m. Saturday.
The 2 had been strolling up the steps on the station when the male suspect grabbed Hein’s bookbag, inflicting him to fall backwards, police stated.
As Hein fell down the steps, he reached for his mom, who plunged down the steps with him.
Htwe slammed her head on the bottom and was left bloodied because the suspect fled again into the subway station in an unknown path.
Later Saturday night time, the mother-of-one underwent mind surgical procedure at Bellevue Hospital.
Htwe is described by her household as a “form hearted and respectful” girl who moved to America to present her son a greater life.
“All of us are heartbroken and shocked by how the occasions have turned out,” the household stated within the GoFundMe submit.
“I simply need to inform everybody who’s studying this, to at all times cherish the moments you’ve got together with your mom,” Hein stated.
“Inform her ‘I really like you’ or giving her a hug and kiss since you by no means know what is going to occur,” the son added.