Guernsey cyclist wins £14million injury pay-out

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A former Commonwealth Games track cyclist has received a record-breaking £14 million compensation award after being seriously injured in a car crash.

Manny Helmot was hit by a car whilst out training near his home on Guernsey in 1998, resulting in serious injuries that now require around-the-clock care. Helmot has lost the use of his right arm and is now partially blind, and spent 36 weeks in hospital after the collision. He is now unable to walk, cycle or work.

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