Disabled sisters’ stolen car recovered

Posted at 5:51 PM, Jul 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-02 18:51:33-04

We brought you this story about two months ago. Brittany and Eden’s car was stolen.
But it was more than just a car.  It was the way they got around; it was their life and it was their freedom.

The Elkins family was involved in a tragic automobile accident in 2004 that left both girls paralyzed from the waist down and wheelchair-bound. 

The girls were 10 and 11 years old when it happened.

Their car was their life. Till someone stole it right out of their very own driveway.

"It wasn’t very fun at all. Having to call people.  Having to ask them to take them here, take them there. To pick up this, for you not being able to leave the house. Simple things like having to go to the grocery store. Could not do that, said sisters Brittany and Eden Elkins.

But there’s some great news to the story. The police found their car in an apartment complex and the girls got their car back. The girls have their freedom returned.

"We got it back. We have our freedom back. We can do what we want. We can go where we want to go. What we cant do, what we want to do what, we need to do, like the not so fun stuff like paying bills, doctor’s appointments…we can do it all now thank goodness," said the sisters.

So if you see two beautiful girls driving around. Singing to the radio. It may be Eden and Brittany and for them,  it’s a beautiful day.

Police are still investigating who stole the vehicle.