Local man fighting for his life, family wants to raise awareness regarding motorcycle injuries

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Published on November 20, 2019 -

Local man fighting for his life, family wants to raise awareness regarding motorcycle injuries

Local man fighting for his life, family wants to raise awareness regarding motorcycle injuries


Local man fighting for his life, family wants to raise awareness regarding motorcycle injuries

At 6 tonight -- a local russell stewart is doing something that he's done for the last 22 years "we specialize in decorative concrete flat work, foundations" it's a family profession for russell.

"there is 4 generations of concrete finishers in our family.

That family has been short one person lately.

"he's a warrior, hes got this" the normally free spirited wesley stewart is now fighting for his life "my brother and his girlfriend were in a serious motorcycle accident on i5 exit 33 in central point 500 feet of getting onto the freeway he's been in icu for the past two weeks fighting for his life.

Now russell is hoping to raise awareness for motorcycle injuries "i just want people to be aware of their surroundings.

Russell rides himself and sees the dangers first hand "i see people when i'm on my bike personally not paying attention" the father - brother and friend wants to make sure that everyone comes home safe at night "i have little ones that want me to come home at night and this is something that i enjoy to do and it gives me that freedom" so him and the rest of the community will hold a up at noon and we are riding to to the vfw in rogue river.

All to make sure other families don't have to experience what the stewart family is going through.

"we don't give up and we keep fighting no matter what no matter how hard it is we fight and overcome.

Now russell tells me

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