Claires Friends Are On The Run
7 July 2019 Local News
Close family members and work colleagues of a Staffordshire Police officer who sustained devastating injuries while on duty have signed up to complete a sponsored 10k run.
Twenty-six people will be participating in the 10k X Runner Mud Run event on 6 July 2019 at Nottingham Water Adventure Park in support of the Major Trauma Ward 226 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital which cared for PC Claire Bond.
Claire was injured on Sunday 23 September 2018 as she was on routine patrol in her role as a response officer. She had been responding to a call with a colleague when a suspect driver reversed over her trapping her legs under his vehicle. She sustained life threatening injuries to both her lower legs. Almost a year on, she is still working hard on her rehabilitation so she can walk unaided and return to the career that she loves.
Gurajdeep Malhi, aged 26, of Charnley Road, Stafford, pleaded guilty to wounding Claire with grievous bodily harm with intent to resist arrest at a hearing on November 29. He awaits sentencing.
Claire received excellent treatment from the medical staff on Ward 226 who, not only treated her injures, but provided support and care for her family. The run is Claire and her family and friends’ way of thanking Ward 226 for all they did for and to support its staff to continue to provide outstanding care.
Anyone wanting to sponsor the team can do so at this Just Giving page: