Girl speaks for the first time since ride injury

Posted at 1:45 PM, Jun 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-03 16:04:44-04

The girl at the center of a horrible cinco de mayo tragedy might soon go home.

11 year-old Elizabeth Gilreath and her mother talked to reporters Friday afternoon at UNMC.

They were updating her recovery after the ride tore her hair and scalp off.. May 7th.

 The biggest news is that she hopes to go home soon.

Her mother says lu lu asked to come to a press conference.

It is the first time we are seeing her recovery in person