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Parents to skydive from 10,000ft for charity which cared for 'superhero' son after car crash

Niyutee's son was left with a serious brain injury after being involved in a road traffic accident, aged just two

Niyutee with Kai at The Children's Trust, who helped her son with his rehabilitation(Image: The Children's Trust)

A brave mum will leap from 10,000ft in the air in a bid to raise money for the charity that cared for her toddler after a car crash.

Niyutee Khetani, from Stanmore , will swap her jeans for a jumpsuit on September 23 to skydive in aid of The Children’s Trust.

The charity came to her family's aid after tragedy struck in 2016, when her son Kai, aged just two at the time, was left with a serious brain injury after being involved in a road traffic accident.

After hospital treatment to save his life, Kai went to The Children’s Trust for intensive brain injury rehabilitation in order to re-learn how to move and communicate.

Devoted Niyutee stayed at The Children’s Trust with Kai for eight months while Rakesh visited on weekends.

'He is our superhero'

She said: “The Children’s Trust will always have a special place in our hearts.

"It was our home for eight months and being able to stay onsite with Kai during that time made such a difference.

"It not only allowed me to be involved in his rehabilitation but it gave me the chance to sit around the dining table, sharing experiences with other parents who understand what we are going through which was invaluable.

"We want to raise as much money for the charity as we can and to show Kai that we can be brave like he has had to be over the last year.

"He is our superhero."

The pair will be brave "like their son" and jump from 10,000ft high(Image: The Children's Trust)

The family are now back in Stanmore, living in a new home which is adapted to suit Kai’s needs.

Niyutee will be joined by a team of 20, including husband Rakesh and family and friends, who hope to raise £10,000 for The Children’s Trust, supporting children with brain injury, as part of charity’s #MyBrave campaign.

Those wanting to support Niyutee’s #MyBrave challenge can do so online by donating to her fundraising page .

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