-Miss World CEO Julia Morley Injured
At 14:30 on Thursday 31st October, Miss World Chairman Julia Morley and Miss World Megan Young visited an orphanage housing 78 children in Port Au Prince Haiti.
The children were in their school class on the second floor of this temporary building.
When they saw Miss World
crown around 20 children rushed toward her
As they came forward the floor collapsed.
and one of the children, Jonathan, suffered fractures after falling through the floor, landing 8 to 10 feet below, being hit by the debris from above.
was in agony after the fall.
It was impossible to move her
from the building without a stretcher and we had to wait for a few hours for medical help.
Finally a temporary ambulance transferred Julia
and Jonathan to a local Medishare hospital.
X-Rays revealed that Julia
had suffered a significant fracture high in her
hip area and that Jonathan had suffered a leg fracture.
The doctors repaired Jonathan's leg fracture but felt that it was too risky to treat Julia's injuries at the local hospital.
It was therefore decided that Julia
would be airlifted to Miami to undergo immediate surgery.
was therefore flown overnight by Air Ambulance from Haiti to Miami.
is currently in Jackson Memorial Hospital
in Miami, after surgeons completed a 5 1/2 hour operation to put her
hip back together.
"We just hope that Julia
recovers from it as quickly as possibly and dear Jonathan.
Speaking from Jackson Memorial Hospital
earlier today, Julia Morley