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£1,012raised of £1,100 target by 86 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,012 to Help Bettina Hayles cover the cost of recovering her truck & repairs to farmers fence, after she was run off the road by a dangerous driver

    Funded on Thursday, 13th September 2018

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    Please Help Bettina Hayles to get her truck back on the road again. Last week she was run off the road by a car dangerously overtaking her truck. It was heading straight for a landrover, and then had to swerve back into her, to avoid a head on collision. Fortunately no one was hurt, but the driver didn't stop and left Bettina and her truck on their side down a shear 10ft drop in a field. The landrover driver pulled Bettina free, who was badly shaken up. She couldn't believe she walked away from an accident like this with just a few scratches. The truck didn't come off so well, there are mechanical repairs to be made and the inside totally needs rebuilding.

    Bettina can't claim on her insurace as it would be a right off and they wont let her buy her truck back to fix up again. So she is left with not only her truck no longer road worthy and the inside smashed up, she has also had an £850 bill, to pay for recovering her truck from the field, to somewhere safe where she can start to rebuild it, plus the cost of repairing the farmers fence.

    If you can spare a few pounds together we can help Bettina cover these costs and get her and her truck back on the road, where she belongs. The memory of the accident will never leave her, but with our help at least she can get back to normal and wait for this all to become a distant memory.



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      • Sam Man

        Sam Man

        Jul 28, 2018

        Travellers to the rescue! Good luck Emma!


      • Chris Cudlip

        Chris Cudlip

        Jul 10, 2018

        Good luck with sorting your truck out:)


      • Sarah Bee

        Sarah Bee

        Jul 9, 2018

        A lovely lady called Mo who I work with was very sad to hear what happened and having had a little win on the bingo wanted to contribute 💜


      • Rick Viator

        Rick Viator

        Jul 2, 2018

        Lets see if this works


      • Ian Rowlands

        Ian Rowlands

        Jun 29, 2018

        The only people ever to help me when in need on the roadside have been other travellers, so hope this helps and good luck.


      • Anonymous


        Jun 20, 2018

        another couple of quids to jog them on

      • röd erik

        röd erik

        Jun 19, 2018

        Sorry it's only a tenner, wish it could have been more. Take care and good luck


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      Emma Gorbutt

      Emma Gorbutt

      I've been friends with Bettina Hayles for 18 years and want to help her and her truck get back on the road xxx

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