Alton Towers rollercoaster crash victim Leah Washington stands up for first time after amputation

June 10, 2015 admin No comments

Leah Washington. Allegedly injured in Alton Towers accident 2/6/2015 Picture taked from her ope Facebook page by Metro pic desk 3/6/2015

Leah Washington had her leg amputated after the crash (Picture: Leah Washington/Facebook)

A teenager who had to have her left amputated after the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash has stood up for the first time.

Leah Washington, 17, from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, was one of four seriously injured when a carriage on The Smiler crashed into an empty one on Tuesday last week.

She was taken into intensive care after she was trapped on the ride for more than four hours.

Her left leg was taken off above the knee and her condition has dramatically improved.

Speaking to the BBC, Leah’s brother Luke said: ‘She was heavily sedated. She was in… Read the full story

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