Final week Filipe Abreu (36) fell a number of storeys from a residential improvement in Ann Avenue.
Emergency providers had been referred to as to the incident at 1.38pm on Tuesday 2 February. He was flown to Southampton the day after the accident and stays in a essential situation.
Samantha Walton, a household good friend, stated Mr Abreu was ‘combating for his life’, along with his spouse and household by his facet. Mr Abreu, who has lived in Jersey for six years, has two youngsters.
Mrs Walton stated: ‘The day after the accident Filipe was flown to Southampton the place he stays in a essential state. On Thursday the household obtained the worst information potential – Filipe was on the verge of not pulling by way of.
‘The household rushed to Southampton in order that they might be by his facet nevertheless Filipe is a fighter, he hasn’t given up and remains to be combating for is life. The extent of his accidents are nonetheless unknown at this stage.
‘The household want to maintain this occasion to wish that Filipe has the energy to proceed combating and are available residence.’
Mrs Walton added that they had been now hoping to carry a small occasion at St Thomas’ Church on Sunday at 7pm which, if it goes forward, is prone to be streamed over Fb.
‘We are going to all gentle a candle for Filipe and say a prayer on his behalf. We hope everybody will have the ability to be part of us on-line, the place we are able to come collectively as an island to point out our help to the household throughout this difficult time,’ she stated.
In the meantime, a crowdfunding page which was arrange by Richard Lengthy, who has no connection to the household, has raised over £6,000 for Mr Abreu – greater than six occasions its authentic £1,000 goal.