Xbox community rallies online for recovery of White Lake teen - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Xbox community rallies online for recovery of White Lake teen hit by car

Posted: Updated:
Dillon's older brother posted this photo of the teen in a medically induced coma Dillon's older brother posted this photo of the teen in a medically induced coma
(WJBK) -

14-year-old Dillon Bond is in the hospital fighting for his life after being hit by a car. A group of Xbox friends from around the world have turned to YouTube to pour out their grief and share their hope for his recovery. The avid Xbox player and White Lake Middle School student was hit by a car crossing M-59 on Dec. 13. He remains in critical condition.

Fellow Xbox players are posting video tributes using the hashtag #PRAY4STORMS, which is the screentag Dillon used online. His family says he started playing at the age of 11 and built a community of friends across the world.

Fox 2's Robin Schwartz reports she spoke to Dillon's sister, who is in Florida, on the phone. The sister says their mother has been by Dillon's side at Beaumont Hospital since the accident happened. The family says they are grateful for the outpouring of love and support.

VIDEO: Click on the video player to watch some of the online tribute videos in a report from Robin Schwartz


Police say the Milford man who hit Dillon did stop at the scene. Police have not charged the man and are still investigating.

In the meantime, doctors are doing everything the can to care for Dillon.

If you would like to donate to Dillon's family to help pay for medical bills you can do so online at: https://fundly.com/pray-for-storms.

  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Boyfriend, girlfriend charged after 4 killed in I-94 crash

    Boyfriend, girlfriend charged after 4 killed in I-94 crash

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:03:50 GMT
    Authorities have filed multiple murder charges against a woman and her boyfriend whose argument led to a high speed chase and an expressway crash that killed four people in Detroit on Sept. 22, 2013.
    Authorities have filed multiple murder charges against a woman and her boyfriend whose argument led to a high speed chase and an expressway crash that killed four people in Detroit on Sept. 22, 2013.
  • Recovering quadriplegic returns to the stage

    Recovering quadriplegic returns to the stage

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:30:51 GMT
    A 28-year-old man from Clarkston is told he'll never walk again after a tragic accident, but with modern medicine and raw determination he's working to prove doctors wrong.fb
    A 28-year-old man from Clarkston is told he'll never walk again after a tragic accident, but with modern medicine and raw determination he's working to prove doctors wrong.fb
  • Ficano to seek fourth term as Wayne Co. Executive

    Ficano to seek fourth term as Wayne Co. Executive

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:12:33 GMT
    Embattled Wayne Co. Executive Robert Ficano will seek a fourth term. In a release, Ficano says he will kick off his re-election campaign during a news conference on April 21.
    Embattled Wayne Co. Executive Robert Ficano will seek a fourth term. In a release, Ficano says he will kick off his re-election campaign during a news conference on April 21.
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices