After a brief respite at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab, Dennis Lewis, also known as Kojak, will return to Dallas Wednesday May 13th for evaluation and to schedule surgery on a knee. He is currently unable to walk but rehabilitation is expected to being following the surgeries on his knees.
Tuesday, in honor of National Health Care Month, 80 fourth grade students from Sulphur Springs Elementary School sang for residents at the local skilled nursing facility. After their performance, the students recognized Kojak and lined up to give him a hug of encouragement.
Sulphur Springs most famous pedestrian was injured in an vehicle pedestrian accident in the turn lane on Gilmer Street outside Brookshire’s in Sulphur Springs at 9:13 p.m. Sunday, May 3. Kojak was taken by helicopter to the Plano hospital shortly after the accident. According to his family, he had two broken ribs, a broken wrist, and a broken knee, and lots of bruises. He suffered no head injuries.