Hurt bell-ringer sues

Warwickshire Telegraph - - NATIONAL -

A BELL-RINGER who thought he was go­ing to die when he was flung into the air is su­ing the church for dam­ages.

Steven Tom­sett, 18, broke both an­kles in the in­ci­dent at St He­len’s Church, Abing­don, Ox­ford­shire, in Jan­uary.

The trainee en­gi­neer also dam­aged his right leg and hurt his lower back when he was sent fly­ing into the air af­ter the wooden stay which keeps the bell up­right was bro­ken.

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