‘SLEPT THROUGH IT’ Student, 19, in coma for 11 months after car crash finally wakes up with no knowledge of Covid pandemic

A STUDENT has woken up from an 11-month coma after a car crash with no knowledge of the Covid pandemic.

Joseph Flavill, 19, was rushed to hospital after suffering a severe brain injury when he was hit by a car while walking in Burton, Staffordshire on March 1.

Joseph Flavill, 19, has been in a coma since being hit by a car on March 1 last year

A-Level student Joe, from Tutbury, went into a coma three weeks before the UK was plunged into its first national lockdown on March 23.

He caught Covid twice in hospital, but recovered and has now emerged from a stage-two coma.