TIKTOK star Caleb Coffee has broken his silence after the teenager was left fighting for his life after falling from 80ft.
Coffee, who has over 11 million followers on the social media platform, was hiking with friends in Hawaii when the accident happened, a GoFundMe revealed.
Speaking to his fans, the Coffee Crew, he said: “It’s day two after falling off an 80ft cliff.”
“All the doctors thought my spine or neck was broken. I just got back from an MRI scan and miraculously it’s not broken, just irritated.”
Caleb’s family is now hoping to raise $100,000 to help cover medical costs.
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Caleb is lucky to be alive
Caleb Coffee’s sister Peyton provided more details about the incident on Instagram.
“The medics and everyone is telling us he’s lucky to be alive and one of the strongest out there,” she wrote on Instagram.
“If you are unable to donate, he would appreciate your prayers. He is grateful to be alive but is now in excruciating pain.”
“We thank you for your prayers, Mahalos,” she added.
How many TikTok followers does Caleb Coffee have?
Caleb Coffee currently has over 11 million followers on TikTok.
This makes him one of the greatest creators on the entire platform.
The 18-year-old influencer also has over 1 million followers on Instagram.
Caleb thanks his fans in an emotional TikTok
On his TikTok page, Caleb shared an emotional message with his supporters.
Thanking his fans, he revealed that despite falling up to 24 meters into the lava rock, his neck and spine were miraculously unbroken.
Holding back tears, he said: “60 to 80 feet, I can’t even imagine, I can’t even remember, I just woke up and thought I was going to die.”
“And then I didn’t do it… so thank you, God.”
In Caleb’s injuries
Caleb Coffee’s family have set up a GoFundMe to support the teenage TikTok star.
On the page, his family wrote, “He slipped and fell off a 60 to 80 foot cliff onto lava rock and Caleb was flown to the emergency room.”
“We don’t yet know the full extent of his injuries.
“His current injuries include a spinal fracture, a femur, elbow and wrist fracture, as well as multiple abrasions and burns throughout his body. Also, he was unable to hold back food.”
“Medics have informed us that more injuries are likely to emerge over the next few weeks…”
The teenage TikTok star was fighting for his life after falling from 80ft
Caleb Coffee, who has 11 million followers on TikTok, was fighting for his life this week after falling from 80 feet while hiking in Hawaii.
Speaking to his fans, Caleb said: “It’s day two after falling off an 80ft cliff. All the doctors thought my spine or neck was broken.”
“I just got back from an MRI scan and miraculously she’s not broken, just irritated.”