Smiler rollercoaster pile-up plant was sent an ALTON TOWERS print support as a …

July 11, 2015 - photo frame

  • Vicky Balch had right leg amputated subsequent a knee after horrific accident
  • The 20-year-old is still recuperating in sanatorium after a pile-up on Jun 2 
  • She took to Twitter to contend appreciate we for presents she had received
  • One benefaction is framed print of Olly Murs branded with Alton Towers logo 

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A dancer who mislaid her leg in a rollercoaster pile-up during Alton Towers was sent a print support branded with a thesis park’s trademark as a present. 

Vicky Balch had her right leg amputated subsequent a knee after a horrific collision on The Smiler on Jun 2. 

The 20-year-old, from Leyland in Lancashire, who is still recuperating from medicine in hospital, took to Twitter yesterday to post cinema of gifts she had received. 

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Vicky Balch, who mislaid her leg in a rollercoaster pile-up during Alton Towers, was sent a print support branded with a thesis park's trademark as a present Vicky Balch, who mislaid her leg in a rollercoaster pile-up during Alton Towers, was sent a print support branded with a thesis park's trademark as a present

Vicky Balch, who mislaid her leg in a rollercoaster pile-up during Alton Towers, was sent a print support branded with a thesis park’s trademark as a benefaction (left)

The 20-year-old took to Twitter to contend appreciate we for a presents, including a box of chocolates and a bear

The 20-year-old took to Twitter to contend appreciate we for a presents, including a box of chocolates and a bear

As good as a box of chocolates, teddy bear, she perceived a framed design of thespian Olly Murs from a live opening during a thesis park – with a Alton Towers name clearly visible.  

Alongside a image, she wrote: ‘Had some poetic presents. Thank you @WAYNEBURTON and Ian! X’.

Meanwhile, Olly – who is Miss Balch’s favourite thespian – has sent a summary of support to Vicky forward of her operation.

He wrote on Twitter yesterday: ‘Hey @vickyj_b Thinking of we darlin! So contemptible to hear about your leg.. Good fitness with a operation!! Stay clever chick x’

Last month, Miss Balch suggested that she felt certain she would die during a terrifying incident.

She told a BBC she had been in ‘excruciating pain’ for hours after a force of a collision of a dual carriages forced a ride’s bars into her knees.

Miss Balch (right) was graphic for a initial time given losing her prong accompanied by Major Kate Philp

Miss Balch (right) was graphic for a initial time given losing her prong accompanied by Major Kate Philp

Miss Balch's favourite thespian Olly Murs sent her a summary of support while she is recuperating in hospital

Miss Balch’s favourite thespian Olly Murs sent her a summary of support while she is recuperating in hospital

‘It felt like delayed motion,’ she said. ‘We banged into a automobile in front. we felt a bars go into my knees; we changed retrograde and a automobile went into us again,’ she said.

‘I upheld out. we was awoken by Dan cheering my name. Everyone was screaming and we was in agonizing pain. we looked down and we could see blood all over.’

‘The usually suspicion that was going by my mind for a hours and hours that we were stranded was that we were going to die. If we was going to tarry we would never travel again, that was certain.

‘I suspicion it was never going to end. we usually wanted to die.’ 

Miss Balch had been during a front of a packaged carriage on The Smiler rollercoaster when it crashed into an dull one during 20mph on Jun 2.

Miss Balch (right and left in costume) was forced to spend her birthday in sanatorium recuperating from injuries Miss Balch (right and left in costume) was forced to spend her birthday in sanatorium recuperating from injuries

Miss Balch (right and left in costume) was forced to spend her birthday in sanatorium recuperating from injuries

She had been sitting subsequent to beloved Daniel Thorpe, 27, from Buxton in Derbyshire, who had to be treated for a collapsed lung and fractured leg.

She was forced to spend her 20th birthday in sanatorium recuperating from her injuries, while surgeons carried out 7 operations to save her right leg though their efforts had unsuccessful and a prong had been private subsequent a knee. 

On Jun 30, she was graphic for a initial time given losing her prong in a design posted to her Twitter page accompanied by Major Kate Philp.

The Afghanistan maestro also had her leg amputated subsequent a knee after being strike by a roadside explosve in 2008.

Posting a design on her Twitter page, Miss Balch wrote: ‘Today we was desirous by a really extraordinary lady Major Kate Philp and we wish one day we can do a same for somebody else.’ 

Mr Pugh pronounced he had close his eyes when a carriage was creation a descent, and usually realised what had happened when he non-stop them again after a crash 

Mr Pugh pronounced he had close his eyes when a carriage was creation a descent, and usually realised what had happened when he non-stop them again after a crash 

Miss Balch was in a front of a packaged carriage on The Smiler rollercoaster when it crashed into an dull one during 20mph on Jun 2

Miss Balch was in a front of a packaged carriage on The Smiler rollercoaster when it crashed into an dull one during 20mph on Jun 2

Also sitting in a front carriage was Joe Pugh, 18, along with his 17-year-old partner Leah Washington, who mislaid her left leg.

Mr Pugh was left life-changing injuries after both his kneecaps were shattered. Two of his fingers were damaged and he will never recover a use of one, nonetheless surgeons were means to reattach a digit.

Earlier this week, Mr Pugh, from Barnsley, south Yorkshire, seemed on ITV’s This Morning today, and described a impulse he realised there had been a terrible collision on a rollercoaster.

‘I listened a crash and felt something impact into my knee,’ he told presenters Philip Scofield and Amanda Holden.

‘I non-stop my eyes and saw blood and knees splattered onto a carriage in front.

‘My finger was cut open and we could see bone and a other finger was in half, we could have pulled it off.’ 

Leah Washington, 17, (pictured centre) from Barnsley in South Yorkshire, common this design of herself smiling alongside friends and family usually weeks after her leg was amputated following a Jun 2 crash

Leah Washington, 17, (pictured centre) from Barnsley in South Yorkshire, common this design of herself smiling alongside friends and family usually weeks after her leg was amputated following a Jun 2 crash


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