'I had my jaw in my hands'
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Emily Eccles was left holding part of her jaw in her hands after a freak riding accident

Fifteen-year-old Emily Eccles was left with injuries so bad that her surgeon described it as the "worst he'd seen outside a war zone". She was out riding for the first time when an accident split her jaw in two.

She underwent reconstructive surgery at Sheffield Children's Hospital, and has made a fast recovery.

Emily, her mum and her doctor Ricardo Mohammed-Ali told BBC Breakfast what happened.

  • 09 Oct 2019
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