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Waco woman revisits spot that she was hit by car for first time in 5 years

Posted at 12:02 PM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 16:20:22-05

WACO — After nearly being killed when she was riding her bike in Dec. 2014, Kyndall Anderson celebrated by riding the exact same route she rode when she was hit by a car 5 years ago.

This was the first time she had rode her bike through that intersection since her accident.

Dec. 29, 2014 was a day that changed her life. Anderson was riding her bike from her home to her work at Dichotomy Coffee, when she was hit by an SUV in the intersection of Austin and 8th Street.

She was in a coma and hospitalized for weeks with a multitude of injuries.

But, miraculously, she woke from her coma and began to thrive.

Never expected to ride a bike again due to her leg injuries, she was ecstatic months ago when she found she had the strength and flexibility to once again get on her bicycle.

On Sunday, Anderson celebrated her health by riding the same route from her home to Dichotomy Coffee through the same intersection where she was hit, for the first time since the accident.

"Its amazing, being back on a bike is the part I never really thought I'd get to, so when I was able to ride a couple months ago, that was the most profound thing" said Anderson.

She explain an abundance of her strength has come from the support she has felt from the Waco community.

"I know that the community is there for me, I know that they are and so I hope that they continue to be amazing to people who need their love and support because it seriously" said Anderson.