Mother Suing Care Company After Daughter’s Wheelchair Rolled Down Hill Into Main Road


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A mother is suing her disabled daughter’s carers after her wheelchair rolled 200ft down a steep hill and crashed into a main road.

Lisa Conisbee, 27, who suffers from cerebral palsy, received horrific facial injuries after her chair rolled down the hill before hitting a kerb and throwing her into the road.

Two carers had pushed her to the top of Skinners Hill, in Rushden, Northamptonshire, where they waited for a bus while out on a day trip.

It is believed the brakes on her wheelchair may not have been applied as they were waiting, allowing it to roll down the steep incline.

Her mother Penny Nadal, 53, is now taking legal action against Olympus Care Services – claiming her daughter’s carers forgot to apply the brakes to the wheelchair.

Ms Conisbee – who was left with a scar above her eye and several cuts and bruises to her…

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