ANTI-SPEED CAMPAIGN: ‘THE DAY I WAS TOLD I’D NEVER WALK AGAIN’

first_imgA WOMAN left in a wheelchair after a car crash in Co Donegal is to feature on new TV adverts in the North in a bid to highlight road safetyMelissa from Derry, tells the story of how she was injured in an accident in Letterkenny.It was the one and only time she never wore a seatbelt while in the car. Melissa was 19 when she was in the car crash in Letterkenny in June 2002. The three other people who were wearing seat-belts sustained no serious injuries.She injured her spine and has been left a paraplegic for life. She is dependent on carers who visit her home three times a day.Melissa said: “The worst day of my life was when I was told – Melissa, you’ll never walk again.”The advert is one of four being broadcast in the North until the end of February.   ANTI-SPEED CAMPAIGN: ‘THE DAY I WAS TOLD I’D NEVER WALK AGAIN’ was last modified: January 12th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:road safety campaignlast_img read more

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