‘General Hospital’ News: Derk Cheetwood Parents In Horrible Accident

General Hospital cast member Derk Cheetwood shared some sad news with his fans. He posted a photo on Facebook, which looked like his hand holding his mother’s hand and she is hooked up to an IV. This picture was taken at the hospital after both his parents were in a horrific accident.

Derk, who plays Max Giambetti, the son of GH mob boss Maximus Giambetti, shared his family’s recent ordeal in a heartfelt Facebook post. He offered up this news on behalf of his family, who have been at the hospital since the accident happened. While he didn’t elaborate on the details of the accident, he did share that his parents were injured. With one sustaining very serious injuries.

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General Hospital Star’s Heartfelt Post

As you can see in the post above, Derk describes how this horrendous accident injured both his parents. With that said, it seems that his mother sustained the more serious injuries out of the two. He shares that his dad is doing “well.” The family is hopeful that both parents will have a full recovery but it sounds as if his mom has the biggest struggle.

She is in ICU in Toledo with “very serious injuries” the actor writes. He also offered up some praise for the medical staff treating his parents. He said his mom is in the Toledo Trauma Unit and she is “receiving incredible care.”

While Cheetwood did not elaborate on his mom or his dad’s injuries but did say his mother “sustained some very serious injuries”. He also pointed out that “God is great” and the family thanks God for “allowing her to fight.” He ended his words with a pair of praying hands.

General Hospital – Family Ties

This is a terrible time for the Cheetwood family who have a few family members on the soap. Both Derk and his brother Drew have roles on General Hospital. Derk’s brother Drew Cheetwood plays Max’s brother Milo Giambetti on GH. What you might not know is that Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas Cassadine) is their cousin.

Soap Dirt staff are sending thoughts and prayers for the safe recovery of their mother and father. Check back with Soap Dirt for more General Hospital spoilers and news.

Roz Zurko

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