A Denver woman is recovering in the hospital following a stroke as a result of a scooter accident.
Christa Moritz was celebrating her husband Sam Olivas-Moritz’s birthday on Sept. 18 with tickets to the Westword Music Showcase in Denver when she crashed on a scooter near Speer Boulevard and Kalamath Street, landing on her chin.
Apart from some bleeding and a chipped tooth, everything seemed fine from the outside, Olivas-Moritz said. But after arriving at the concert venue, things changed.
“She started slurring her speech. … That’s when we noticed that something was wrong. Then she basically started to lose her balance,” Olivas-Moritz said.
Doctors say Moritz had an ischemic stroke after suffering facial fractures from hitting her chin on the sidewalk. The impact tore an artery which caused a blood clot.
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