Elder Brian Danese Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Elder Brian Danese was in a motorcycle accident in South Alabama on the evening of Monday, March 12, 2018. He was on his way home from Mississippi. Brian was not at fault in this accident. According to witnesses, he and the bike rolled six or seven times. His helmet and suit are thoroughly scratched, yet he is okay, alert, and talking. He has a broken arm just below the shoulder and a broken clavicle. Praise the Lord; he’s going to be alright. Thank you for your thoughts and continued prayers for him and his family as they travel to be with him, and look forward to bringing him home to heal. - Please respect his family by refraining from contacting them directly during this time.

Pastor Brian Danese tuvo un accidente de motocicleta en el Sur de Alabama en la tarde de lunes, 12 de marzo de 2018. Venia de regreso a su casa de Mississippi. Brian no tuvo la culpa en este accidente. De acuerdo a los testigos, él y su motocicleta rodaron seis o siete veces. Su casco y traje están completamente rayados, pero él está bien, alerta, y hablando. Tiene un brazo roto justo debajo del hombro y una clavícula rota. Alabado sea el Señor; él va a estar bien. Gracias por sus palabras y oraciones continuas para él y su familia mientras viajan para estar con él, y esperan traerlo de vuelta a casa para sanar.

UPDATE on 3-13-2018 at 8:10PM CT:

Elder Brian Danese underwent surgery on his upper arm today; a plate was required to complete the repair. The required plate will likely mean extended therapy. Each part went together well, and the surgery is considered successful, but any single piece may pose an issue if it fails to heal correctly, continued prayers are appreciated.

Pastor Brian Danese sufrió una cirugía en su brazo de arriba hoy; se requirió una placa para completar la reparación. La placa requerida significará probablemente terapia extendida. Cada parte se reunía bien, y la cirugía se considera exitosa, pero cualquier pieza única puede plantear un problema si no logra sanar correctamente, se aprecian oraciones continuas.

UPDATE on 3-14-2018 at 7:02 PM CT:

Elder Danese is on his way home from the hospital. His arm was not broken after all, however, when the surgery was performed they discovered the ball joint had been shattered. They reassembled the ball joint and inserted a plate to complete the procedure. He is feeling much better. He called the office today and is looking forward to being home and getting back to work soon. He will have a cast for several weeks and have physical therapy at some point.

His family thanks everyone for their thoughts and prayers during this challenging time. God has been so good to Pastor Brian and his family. The accident could have been so much worse.

Pastor Danese está de camino a casa desde el hospital. Su brazo no estaba roto después de todo, sin embargo, cuando la cirugía se realizó descubrieron que la rótula se había roto. Rearmaron la rótula e insertaron una placa para completar el procedimiento. Se siente mucho mejor. Llamó a la oficina hoy y está deseando estar en casa y volver a trabajar pronto. Tendrá un elenco durante varias semanas y tendrá fisioterapia en algún momento.

Su familia agradece a todos por sus pensamientos y oraciones durante este tiempo desafiante. Dios ha sido tan bueno con el pastor Brian y su familia. El accidente podría haber sido mucho peor.