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Soldier left with catastrophic brain injury hours after returning from Iraq honours charity on his wedding day – The Independent

Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Soldier left with catastrophic brain injury hours after returning from Iraq honours charity on his wedding day – The Independent

Hours after returning home to Lancashire in February 2007, Kieran Wood, now 34, a private with the Duke of Lancaster’s, was in a catastrophic crash

An Invictus Games gold medallist who suffered a life-changing brain injury in a car crash on the day he came home from a tour of Iraq has tied-the-knot in a ceremony themed to honour military charity Help for Heroes.
A private with the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, just hours after arriving home in February 2007, Kieran Wood, then 18, was a passenger in a catastrophic car crash in which the driver skidded and collided with another vehicle and a friend of them both was killed.
Flung through the rear window of the vehicle into a ditch, Kieran, now 34, of Preston, Lancashire, was left with severe brain damage that meant he could neither walk nor talk.
Read more at: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/british-army-brain-injury-invictus-games-b2111734.html

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