Melyssa Ford is finally speaking about her near-fatal accident, expressing gratitude for those who have helped in her recovery in the past month.
On June 28th, Ford survived a near-death experience when an 18-wheeler clipped her SUV and caused it to flip three times landing upside down, Page Six
The former model shared a statement on Instagram on Sunday.
“I’m humbled by the love and care and concern I’ve received,” she wrote. “To my friends who raced to my hospital bed and rallied around me since the day of the crash, you are my forever family. From bringing me everything I could possibly need to having the forethought to start a Go Fund Me to assist with my present and future medical expenses, I’ll never be able to convey how much it has meant to me to know, without a doubt, that you had my back in my greatest hour of need.”
Ford, who is currently a co-host on the Hollywood Unlocked Uncensored
podcast, suffered a fractured skull, a concussion, bleeding on the brain as well as a large 10-inch open wound.
Former Real Housewives of Atlanta castmember Claudia Jordan Jordan is trying to raise $100,000 to go towards her friend’s medical care
. She has raised just under $22,000 so far with the GoFundMe
“We are asking those closest to her and supporters who have shown an outpour of concern and well wishes to contribute to this GoFundMe…” Jordan explained. “In a time when the world seems to be spiraling out of control, miracles like this remind us of the one beautiful thing we all have in common and should be thankful for every day, LIFE.”
Ford is a former video model who was also a castmate on Bravo’s Blood, Sweat, & Heels