STATION ACCIDENT - Badsey Man Seriously Injured
A Badsey, near Evesham, youth – William David Ellison of Synehurst – is in Evesham Hospital critically ill as the result of an accident at Littleton and Badsey railway station yesterday afternoon.
It is understood that Ellison was knocked down by a motor lorry, the wheels of which passed over his body.
On inquiry at the hospital today “The Echo” learnt that the injured man is suffering from severe internal injuries, and that his condition is extremely grave.
A follow-up paragraph appeared in The Gloucestershire Echo of 12th July:
ACCIDENT VICTIM’S PROGRESS AT EVESHAM
On inquiry at Evesham Hospital this morning it was learned that Mr William David Ellison, aged 19, of Synehurst, Badsey, who sustained serious internal injuries when the wheels of a lorry passed over his body on Tuesday, is making slight progress.