The pair were driving home from a movie on January 27 last year, after a freak storm had passed through their town of Windellama in the Southern Tablelands of NSW. Thomas, 21, then a learner driver, was at the wheel when they suddenly confronted flooding water only a couple of kilometres from their home. “We were going over the top of a hill, there was a fair amount of water running over the road that I couldn’t see coming up,” he said. Linda Shannon’s head became pinned betweent the roof and car seat of Thomas Shannon’s Lada Niva. Picture: SuppliedSource:News Corp Australia “I hit that and we were thrown off the left side of the road. I tried to steer the car between a tree and fence post. Once it’s hit the fence post, the car rolled, I remember seeing the ground outside the driver’s side window. “When I came to in the car, I noticed the windscreen was gone. I’d lost my glasses in the crash so everything was pretty blurry.” MORE: Teen conquers cliff to save high school sweetheart Boy reunites with young heroes who saved his life Stroke patient’s incredible fundraising drive The car had rolled before… Read full this story
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