Andrew Allen, teen hit by multiple cars, undergoes 3 more surgeries

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Brother of Brody Allen Struck By At Least One Vehicle

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Andrew Allen, who was hit by multiple cars less than two weeks after his 2-year-old brother's funeral, will be transferred to a rehabilitation facility, even though he has not yet regained consciousness, according to his family.

"Today we are no longer talking about IF he will survive the night," his father, Todd Allen, wrote last week on Facebook. "Today we are making arrangements to get all of his remaining surgeries completed so he can be transferred to a rehab facility."

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The 18-year-old was hit Nov. 5 while crossing Springdale Road, according to police.

Todd Allen posted Andrew Allen's progress on the Team Brody Facebook page Saturday.

"Andrew had three surgical procedures yesterday. All three were a success and he is doing well," he posted.

Andrew's initial wounds included traumatic brain injury, damage to various internal organs, compound fractures in both legs and a broken shoulder blade, and his father said his vitals were too unstable for doctors to operate right away, our news partner WCPO reported.

"For now it's important to remember that this is a long process and today Andrew is alive, progressing, and a testament to gods promise," Todd Allen wrote.

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The Allen family buried Andrew's younger brother, Brody, Oct. 27. Brody's last months with congenital brain cancer, during which his family and neighbors worked together to hold an early Christmas celebration for him, became the subject of national news coverage.

Todd Allen continues to share updates about the family's situation on the Team Brody Facebook page.

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