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‘Bionic man’ who survived horrific minibus crash is running marathon to support lifesavers




James Gorman is running the London Marathon this year in aid of the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance after he was seriously hurt in a minibus crash as a teenager in 1999
James Gorman is running the London Marathon this year in aid of the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance after he was seriously hurt in a minibus crash as a teenager in 1999

A solicitor who was dubbed the ‘bionic man’ after nearly losing his life in a minibus crash as teenager is attempting to raise £2,500 for our local air ambulance service.

James Gorman was on his way home from a trip to the south coast when the minibus he and fellow Oakham School pupils were travelling in overturned on the Newbury Bypass in Berkshire in March 1999.

James Gorman pictured in hospital shortly after the crash
James Gorman pictured in hospital shortly after the crash

He suffered serious head, collarbone, shoulder, elbow and hand injuries and lost six pints of blood.


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