Yfke Sturm, 33, was left in a coma after suffering a fractured skull and severe spinal injuries after being hit by motorized surfboard rider while on vacation in Italy last week.
The Victoria’s Secret model was airlifted to hospital in Naples and remarkably is now awake after being in a coma.
Sturm was rushed to a specialist hospital in the southern city of Naples after being involved in the accident, just months after giving birth to her son named Alexander.
The former host of Holland’s Next Top Model was reportedly put into a medically-induced coma to save her life after the accident.
Yfke Sturm, who has walked the catwalk for Victoria’s Secret, , Dior, and Chanel, is expected to make a full recovery.
A spokesman for Next Model Management, who represent Sturm, said in a statement, “Yfke has made an almost full recovery and is up and about walking with her son. This is great news and we are delighted to say she will be heading home with her family later this week.
“We would like to thank everyone for all their kind messages of support and well wishes, during this time. Yfke is feeling much better and is looking forward to getting back to normal life.”
Sturm was married for three years to businessman Imad Izemrane but they divorced in 2010. He is now said to be in a relationship with 24-year-old French supermodel Constance Jablonski.
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