Jacob Weir before the wall collapsed
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Builder Jacob Weir survives after brick wall falls on him

A builder has spoken about his remarkable recovery after he suffered serious injuries when a brick wall fell on him.

Jacob Weir was demolishing an out building when a supporting wall collapsed, crushing him underneath the rubble.

His injuries were so severe surgeons thought they might have to amputate his leg, but he told BBC Breakfast that he was now "back to normal".

  • 04 May 2013
  • From the section UK
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