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Florida Man Grateful To Be Alive After Boating Accident

August 23, 2019


WE MAKE GREAT PROGRESS. THEY’LL MAKE THE BEST PRACTICES FOR WATER QUALITY AND CONSERVATION. ALL NEW AT 6:00, A FATHER OF TWO WHO DIED IN A BOATING ACCIDENT IS STEPPING FORWARD TO THANK EVERYONE WHO HELPED SAVE HIS LIFE. CBS 4 REPORTS THE RECOVERY WAS A TRULY REMARKABLE TEAM EFFORT. NOT LIKE ANY OTHER DAY, YOU WALK IN TO FIND A MIX OF DOCTORS, SURGEONS, PHYSICAL THERAPIST AND FIRST RESPONDERS. THE REASON THEY WERE ALL HERE WEDNESDAY MORNING IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER THANKS TO THIS MAN. JONATHAN CRUISE LEFT FATHER’S DAY AND INVOLVED IN A TERRIBLE BOATING ACCIDENT THAT LED HIM TO THIS POINT. THAT IS WHAT HE REMEMBERS ABOUT THAT DAY HE WAS SPENDING WITH HIS WIFE AND YOUNG TWINS. IT’S WHEN THEY WERE LEAVING THINGS WENT WRONG. REMEMBER GETTING SUCKED IN. INTO THE BOATS REPELLER FROM HIS LEG UP TO HIS HIP. I TOLD MY WIFE AND KIDS THAT I LOVE THEM. WHAT HE WOULD LATER FIND OUT IS NEXT TO HIM WAS THIS MAN. A LIEUTENANT FOR MIAMI-DADE FIRE RESCUE AND OFF DUTY BUT CLOSE ENOUGH TO KNOW WHAT WAS GOING ON. I RECEIVED A CALL TO DISPATCH AND HAD THEM START IMMEDIATELY. I HAD A FEELING OF WHAT WAS GOING ON. IN ADDITION TO THE IMMEDIATE RESPONSE, HE GOT OTHERS TO HELP WITH THE FIRST AID AND TREATED JONATHAN GOING INTO SHOCK. IT WAS A BLESSING TO SEE HIM HERE. I JUST CAN’T, I DON’T KNOW HOW TO PROCESS THE FACT THAT SOMEBODY CAN SURVIVE. THAT’S JESSICA CRUISE, HIS WIFE. SHE’S BEEN WITH HIM SINCE MINUTE ONE OF HIS ENTIRE ORDEAL. HER SUPPORT WAS ACKNOWLEDGED AS WELL. IT’S BEEN YOUR OUTLOOK AND STRENGTH. YOU CAN’T UNDERESTIMATE OR UNDERVALUE THE SUPPORT OF HIS FAMILY. HIS WIFE HAS BEEN THERE FROM DAY ONE. SUPPORT BY ALL THOSE INVOLVED WEDNESDAY MORNING WHO CAME TOGETHER AND WILL CONTINUE TO WORK TO GET JONATHAN BACK ON HIS FEET. IT WAS THAT TRAGIC ACCIDENT THAT FORCED THEM ALL TOGETHER HERE LAST FATHER’S DAY. TREMENDOUS RECOVERY IS WHY THEY WERE ALL BACK HERE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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