Former high school quarterback fights for life after being dragged by SUV

By JOE SHEPPARD FOR MAILONLINE

LaJuan Bramlett was dragged down a road in Jackson by an SUVA former high school quarterback is in critical condition after he was dragged more than 100ft down the road by an SUV.

LaJuan Bramlett, 19, had leaned his head into the car’s window before it sped down the street, in his hometown of Jackson, Michigan.

The blue Ford Expedition dragged him down the road before he fell off on to the asphalt.

Police have found the vehicle and are trying to establish the identity of the driver following the incident on April 9.

Mr Bramlett now has significant brain damage and has been on a life-support machine at a hospital in Ann Arbor. He has not regained consciousness.

Last night his family revealed they had planned to turn off Mr Bramlett’s life support last week but changed their minds.

‘Something in our hearts told us not to,’ his father Dezelle told MLive. ‘He is fighting for his life. We are praying for him every day.’

The incident took place about half a mile away from Mr Bramlett’s home, where he lives with his mother.

His father said he does not know why his son was leaning into the car.

Mr Bramlett played football for Jackson High School before graduating in 2016.

He was taking a year out and had planned to attend Jackson College for two years, his father said.

LaJuan Bramlett was dragged more than 100ft down a road by an SUV

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