Family spokesperson Marina Botha from Botha & Lovegrove Attorneys said on Friday that Katy’s condition was improving daily.
“She understands that it will take time to recover fully‚ but she has a positive attitude and she is surprising doctors with her rapid progress. She is communicating by writing words and sentences on paper. She has written to ask Sam to thank everyone for their overwhelming support so far on her behalf.”
Finn remains sedated but is beginning to awaken. He underwent an operation last week to relieve pressure on his brain.
“As his sedatives are reduced and he starts to regain consciousness his medical team expect to gain further indications of the severity of his injuries. We can confirm that he is breathing independently‚ and we hope to have more information in the near future‚” said Botha.
Friends and families started an online crowdfunding campaign earlier this week to help Katy and Finn with their recovery. On Friday‚ the GoFundMe campaign had just under £10‚000 (R19,5257.50) of its £40‚000 (R78,1030.00) goal.