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Medics help injured dad survive to celebrate son's first Christmas

Adam Shailer suffered 18 broken ribs and a shattered pelvis after a crash on his motorbike.

A dad from Peterborough who didn't think he'd survive to see his son's first Christmas after crashing his motorbike and being run over by a car, has thanked the medics who saved his life.

Adam Shailer suffered serious injuries including 18 broken ribs and a pelvis broken in 29 places. He spent five months in hospital.

He was riding his motorbike to work in August 2016 when he collided with a car near Huntingdon.

Magpas Air Ambulance said he was one of the most injured patients they had ever treated and their care saved his life.

  • Click to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Dani Crawshaw