MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Back in February, Miami-Dade corrections officer Kedson Julmiste was involved in a car accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down.
Officer Julmiste’s sister said that on February 28, 2021, Kedson was on his way to work when he was involved in a head-on collision with a driver who had made an illegal u-turn.READ MORE: 3 Rushed To Area Hospitals Following Shooting At Aventura Mall
Trarmile Julmiste says the accident “devastated our family and his 5 years old daughter.”READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant Faces Rape Charges In Palm Beach County
She set up a gofundme page to help cover his medical expenses.
On Tuesday, family, friends, and colleagues gathered to welcome him back home.MORE NEWS: COVID In Florida: 3,977 New Cases, 66 Additional Deaths Reported Saturday
CBS4 photojournalist Peter Miranda covered his emotional homecoming.