Miracle - councillor’s wife home after near death crash

A MIRACLE has been attributed to the survival of the wife of a senior councillor who was seriously injured in a car collision near Heathfield - breaking nearly every rib bone in her body.

County Cllr Roger Thomas, aged 69, who represents Hailsham and Herstmonceux, was getting ready to go with his 66-year-old wife Jenny to the launch of the new Sussex Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority at Brighton Sealife Centre on March 31.

For the full story read this week’s Sussex Express (Hailsham edition).