A lolly pop lady who threw herself in front of an out-of-control car to protect the schoolchildren she shepherds to and from school has been given an award for outstanding bravery at the Pride of Britain awards.
Karin Williams suffered severe injuries after she put herself between the vehicle and pupils in June.
Some of the children injured in the crash joined her on stage as she received her award from James Corden.
The families of the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster will be honoured for their long fight for justice tonight at the Pride of Britain awards.
The award will be collected by Margaret Aspinall, chair of the Hillsborough Families Support Group.
Rescue workers who saved a woman swept away in a flood in Devon and a lollipop lady who was injured protecting children from an out-of-control car are just some of the heroes who will be celebrated at tonight's Pride of Britain awards.
The 15th year of the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards will be marked by a gala ceremony in central London hosted by Carol Vorderman this evening.
The awards will be screened on ITV at 8pm on Tuesday.
Stars have been tweeting how much they are looking forward to tonight's Pride of Britain awards, due to be broadcast on ITV 1 tomorrow evening.
More than a 100 stars from the worlds of sport, music, business and television will attend the ceremony where Britain's unsung heroes will be praised for their bravery.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban last year, has been presented with a Pride of Britain award by David Beckham.
Handing Malala, the Teenager of Courage Award in London, the football icon said: “You’re an amazing young lady..I’m privileged to present this award to you.”
Malala was nominated by members of the public for her courage in campaigning for access to education for girls.
As she received the award, the 16-year-old said: "It is an honour for me that I am receiving this award from your hands."
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban after campaigning for girls' education, has received a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Award from David Beckham.
He told the 16-year-old: "You're an amazing young lady, a very special young lady, and your story has moved millions of people around the world.
"I'm so privileged and honoured to present this award to you."
Malala said: “It is such an honour to receive this award. It will help me continue my campaign.”
The Pride of Britain awards will be screened on ITV at 8pm on Tuesday
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