Snow tubing accident leaves teen with serious brain injury

Allyson Kubik, 16, was riding a tube being pulled by an ATV in Lake Villa when she was ejected and thrown into trees.

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Now, new at 10:00, tonight, a community coming together to support a North suburban teenager. 16-year-old, Allyson Kubik, suffered a brain injury in a snow tubing accident in late January. She was thrown off an inner tube that was being pulled by an ATV in Lake Villa. Her father, warning people to wear helmets.

ROB KUBIK: I think a lot of people look at this as, you know, it could have been anybody's kid. We're grateful that we've got this opportunity, and she's got every chance for a full recovery.

- That is great news there, and Allyson is recovering at an inpatient rehab center, where she has relearned to walk. She could return home in the next week or two.