Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Our Onesie Walk Raises PS5k for Alice's Hospital Alice Corfield, /Right, Suffered Horrific Injuries in a Car Crash That Killed Her Dad

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Our Onesie Walk Raises PS5k for Alice's Hospital Alice Corfield, /Right, Suffered Horrific Injuries in a Car Crash That Killed Her Dad

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Byline: Sarah Dale Reporter sarah.dale@trinitymirror.com

A MUM is "over the moon" that a walk held in memory of her husband has raised PS5,000 for her seriously ill daughter's hospital ward.

Lisa Coreld, from Hemlington, will split the money raised - PS4,736 in sponsorship and rounded up to PS5,000 by Lisa - between the intensive care unit and high dependency neuro unit at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

Her 18-year-old daughter Alice suered horric injuries in a car crash in October that killed dad Andrew, 39, at the junction of Fordyce Road and Cass House Road, just seconds away from the family home.

On Saturday, January 17 more than 50 people met at the site of the crash before walking to Teesside Crematorium on Acklam Road, Middlesbrough - to give a nal farewell to Andrew - and past the Marton Road hospital where Alice is, before returning to Hemlington.

"ey dressed in onesies or Postman Pat theme costumes as a nod to Andrew being the creator of spoof cartoon Boro Pat - a Teesside version of the children's character.

"I'm over the moon," said Lisa, also mum to Amy, 21, and Owen, 20. Lisa and Andrew also had another son Jack, who died when he was a baby.

"I'm overwhelmed because they did a collection for the family when it rst happened and then they put their hands back in their pockets again for us.

"A lot of people have had people in HDU and ICU so it's close to other people's hearts, not just mine."

" Alice is still battling a C.d (Clostridium di-cile) infection - a type of bacterial infection of the digestive system which most commonly aects people who have been treated with antibiotics.

She is due to move next month to Walkergate Park Centre for Neurorehabilitation and Neuropsychiatry in Newcastle, which is for people with a disability caused by injury or disease aecting the brain, spinal cord or muscles. …

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