Instant regret, and then darkness.
The fact the 21-year-old Melbourne hairdresser lived to tell the tale is, her doctors agree, nothing short of a ‘miracle’.
Falls from a height of seven stories, roughly 21 metres, have a fatality rate of more than 90 per cent.
Although she suffered a gruesome list of injuries – including a snapped femur, shattered knee cap, torn ligaments and multiple brain bleeds – Tominey somehow survived without being permanently paralysed or suffering brain damage.
Now, for the first time, she has opened up about the terrible accident – and her determination to prove doctors wrong by walking again.
‘It was horrible, I immediately regretted it,’ Tominey told Daily Mail Australia, her voice catching at the memory.
‘I don’t remember the fall but I do remember slipping and it just… my heart just dropped.’
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