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Teenager left in coma calls for better road safety

Lizzy Heeley from Mansfield suffered brain damage and broken bones when she was hit outside Portland College in September last year. Photo: ITV News.

A teenager with autism who was left in a coma after being hit by a car outside her college has successfully campaigned to get the speed limit there reduced.

Lizzy Heeley from Mansfield suffered brain damage and broken bones when she was hit outside Portland College in September last year.

Now Lizzy and her mum are campaigning for road safety adverts to be put back on TV to warn pedestrians and drivers of the dangers.

  • ITV's Chris Halpin explains