“Jackson’s had several transfusions throughout his procedures and his transplant,” said Jay Vandermark, Jackson’s father. Since his surgery, the five-year-old has started school, went trick-or-treating and even got to spend the holidays at home with his family. DEPOSIT, N.Y. (WBNG) — In March 2019, Jackson Vandermark had a successful heart transplant after being born with congenital heart defects. “While we were waiting in the hospital with him we noticed he was going though several units of blood and we’re just trying to reach out to people and encourage them to come and donate,” he said. Those who signed up and donated through the Red Cross Website were given a reusable tote bag as a “thank you”
This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for the latest updates. Our 12 News crew on scene reports seeing police conducting a sobriety test on the driver, and then taking that person into custody. The crash happened on Route 17 westbound on the on-ramp connecting to Route 201. It is unclear how the crash happened and if there are any injuries. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — A rollover crash damaged one car Monday evening off of Route 17 in Johnson City.