EXCLUSIVE: A Jacksonville mom warns other parents of the dangers of traumatic head injuries

Mom warns about dangers of traumatic brain injuries

Jacksonville, FL. — A Jacksonville mom is warning other parents of the dangers of traumatic head injuries in young children, after it happened to her toddler last month.

2-year-old Malachi Hackworth took a tumble on a cement basketball court and ended up with a traumatic head injury, in critical condition.

If his parents hadn’t recognized that this was a true emergency, he may have fallen asleep, stopped breathing and never woken up.

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The warning signs all parents should look out for if your child falls and the steps to take can be found here.