Bellevue West basketball star thankful to be alive

The moms and dads of a Bellevue West basketball star are grateful they get to see their child continue to play. Chucky Hepburn was associated with an auto accident late Thursday night. He and his buddy made it out with no injuries, however the household understands it might’ve been a various discussion. “We’re definitely blessed to have him here,” stated Meliza Hepburn, Chucky’s mom.Meliza and Greg Hepburn Jr. are pleased to be at their child’s all-star basketball video game — rather of a healthcare facility space. “It’s just been struggling right now because last night it still didn’t hit me that I got into a car accident and it could’ve been very serious,” Chucky Hepburn said.Chucky was driving house with his buddy Thursday night when cops state a thought intoxicated chauffeur struck the teenagers. “I’m one of those people that always thinks the worst and so getting that phone call was emotional for me,” his mother said.That call began with Chucky informing her he was OKAY.”I knew exactly right when I called, I knew my mom was going to freak out,” Chucky said.His moms and dads state driving to the scene was among the quickest, yet longest drives they have actually ever made.”Just moments, moments and it could’ve been a different outcome, it could’ve been a different conversation,” Greg Hepburn Jr. stated.”Thirty minutes after I got home and there was a tweet going out about that GCU player that died in a car accident Tuesday night, so that just kind of put a little fear in my heart knowing that that could’ve been me,” the young basketball star said.Instead, the Wisconsin dedicate gets to play basketball with his high school pals one last time. And his moms and dads will exist to cheer him on.”I just felt comforted and relieved that he’s able to be here, that we’re able to say ‘On Wisconsin,’ and look forward to the future of both of our sons,” his daddy stated.

The moms and dads of a Bellevue West basketball star are grateful they get to see their child continue to play. Chucky Hepburn was associated with an auto accident late Thursday night. He and his buddy made it out with no injuries, however the household understands it might’ve been a various discussion.

“We’re definitely blessed to have him here,” stated Meliza Hepburn, Chucky’s mother.

Meliza and Greg Hepburn Jr. are pleased to be at their child’s all-star basketball video game — rather of a healthcare facility space.

“It’s just been struggling right now because last night it still didn’t hit me that I got into a car accident and it could’ve been very serious,” Chucky Hepburn stated.

Chucky was driving house with his buddy Thursday night when cops state a thought intoxicated chauffeur struck the teenagers.

“I’m one of those people that always thinks the worst and so getting that phone call was emotional for me,” his mother stated.

That call begun with Chucky informing her he was OKAY.

“I knew exactly right when I called, I knew my mom was going to freak out,” Chucky stated.

His moms and dads state driving to the scene was among the quickest, yet longest drives they have actually ever made.

“Just moments, moments and it could’ve been a different outcome, it could’ve been a different conversation,” Greg Hepburn Jr. stated.

“Thirty minutes after I got home and there was a tweet going out about that GCU player that died in a car accident Tuesday night, so that just kind of put a little fear in my heart knowing that that could’ve been me,” the young basketball star stated.

Rather, the Wisconsin dedicate gets to play basketball with his high school pals one last time. And his moms and dads will exist to cheer him on.

“I just felt comforted and relieved that he’s able to be here, that we’re able to say ‘On Wisconsin,’ and look forward to the future of both of our sons,” his daddy stated.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.