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Devon man amputates own hand after bike crash

A Devon man who says he's been living with unbearable pain after a motorcycle accident, has amputated his own hand.

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Devon man amputates own hand as a cry for help

Mark Goddard amputated his own hand Credit: ITV News West Country

A Devon man who'd been living with unbearable pain after a motorcycle accident, amputated his own hand as a cry for help.

Mark Goddard from Newton Abbot says amputating his arm above the elbow could stop the pain he suffers because of nerve damage.

He claims health services aren't taking him seriously. South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust say there's no evidence that amputation reduces pain.

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