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Wrexham woman's remarkable recovery from horrific burns

Catrin Pugh was 19 when, returning from a French ski resort, the coach she was travelling in crashed. She was rescued but had suffered 96% burns.

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Woman's burns recovery 'a miracle,' doctors say

Catrin Pugh suffered 96 per cent burns after the coach she was on crashed in the French Alps Credit: Catrin Pugh

A Wrexham woman who suffered horrific burns in a coach crash in the French Alps is learning to ski again as part of her recovery.

Catrin Pugh, 20, was returning home after working as a ski instructor in the French Alps last year, when she was involved in a serious crash.

She was rescued, but suffered severe burns to 96 per cent of her body. Doctors gave Catrin a one in a thousand chance of survival and described her as a 'living miracle.'

Against all odds she's fought her way through her recovery and is now heading back to the slopes.

Catrin Pugh was working as a ski instructor in the French Alps when the accident happened Credit: Catrin Pugh

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