When she woke up after four weeks, she experienced some amnesia initially but was eventually able to remember more and more.
She was given her phone back by hospital staff and went to contact her partner, before finding out he’d blocked her on all social media, had moved in with someone else and essentially ghosted her after her accident.
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Duval explained: “I was finally given my phone and my first thought was to call him and just see if he knew what happened. He hadn't been to see me.
“So I opened my phone going to message him when a message pops up from this woman that says I am now with [partner's name]. I have moved him out. He's now living with me and my son, please do not contact him.
“I have not heard from him since I have been in hospital, he's completely and utterly left me in the dust. So I don't even have closure as to why this happened.”
Duval was in hospital for five months recovering from her injuries and is now learning to live with a traumatic brain injury. She’s documenting her experience on TikTok under the username @hotcomagirl1.
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