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A professional athlete has been able to personally thank the paramedic who treated him after a cycling accident that broke his neck.
Three months after the crash that nearly killed him, Alistair Robinson met Andy Dalton from the Great North Air Ambulance. Matthew Taylor was there too, and has this report:
A professional triathlete whose neck was broken in an horrific crash in Cumbria has managed to give personal thanks to the paramedic who treated him.
Three months after the crash that nearly killed him, Alistair Robinson has met Andy Dalton from the Great North Air Ambulance at their Penrith base.
Alistair crashed into the back of a bus that had a puncture on the A66 between Penrith and Threlkeld in April.
The 30 year old from Dockray, near Penrith, fractured his skull, broke his neck and back, with nine of his vertebra broken.