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British doctor run over by semi in Las Vegas

Posted at 11:00 PM, Feb 23, 2016

The man who was run over last week by a semi-truck outside the Hard Rock hotel-casino is a doctor from London, England.

35-year-old Dr. Sebastian Kola-Bankole suffered three broken vertebrae in his neck and had to undergo emergency surgery after the truck backed over him.

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His family says that he did not take out traveler's insurance before his trip to las Vegas and it will cost approximately $350,000 for treatment and his return trip home.

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They have started a GoFundMe account in an effort to raise some of the money. Click here for the page.