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Friends 'overwhelmed' by response to global blood donation appeal

The student at the centre of a global blood donation appeal remains in a Thai hospital but is said to be 'out of danger' - thanks to donors with her rare blood type who came forward after friends put out an appeal.

Lucy Hill, 21, was just one week into her gap year after graduating from Leeds Beckett University when her moped was hit by a car on Saturday morning.

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More than £1500 raised so far to help British crash victim in Thailand

More £1500 has so far been raised to help a Leeds student with a rare blood type who is fighting for life in hospital after being involved in a serious moped crash in Thailand.

Lucy Hill is in intensive care in Thailand after a serious moped crash

Lucy Hill, 21, was just one week into her gap year after graduating from Leeds Beckett University when her moped was hit by a car on Saturday morning at around 7.30am local time. She is now in intensive care and has had emergency surgery but needs blood transfusions.

Lucy has 'A Negative' blood type which is rare among people of Asian origin, and an international appeal has been issued to find donors in the country.

Her friend Lauren Hall, said they are 'relying on anyone of european descent' to help.

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