COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Donations are pouring in for the young mother who went blind in one eye within 24 hours after catching a flesh-eating bacteria during a mud run in Dallas.READ MORE: Juneteenth Being Celebrated At Various Events Throughout North Texas Saturday
A mother with two jobs, Williams spent a week in the hospital. Her medical bills are $100,000 and she doesn’t have health insurance.READ MORE: Dallas Police Officer Arrested For Domestic Assault
“I’ve had health insurance before and I never used it. I never went to the doctor and I just spent lots of money for nothing. So I didn’t see the point at the time when we couldn’t afford it,” said Williams.
There’s a chance Williams’ will eventually regain her vision with surgery. Several local doctors however have denied her treatment since she lacks insurance.MORE NEWS: Much Happening In DFW For Juneteenth Including Walk With Opal Lee
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