Injured Conrad home from Australia

A ROYSTON man who sustained serious injuries in an accident in Australia is back home with his family. Conrad Wellstead, 24, of Poplar Close, Royston, arrived back in the UK last week after spending seven weeks in the Royal Brisbane Hospital following a f

A ROYSTON man who sustained serious injuries in an accident in Australia is back home with his family.

Conrad Wellstead, 24, of Poplar Close, Royston, arrived back in the UK last week after spending seven weeks in the Royal Brisbane Hospital following a fall at Rainbow Beach, Queensland.

His sister Melanie Wellstead said: "I picked Conrad up from Heathrow along with my parents, and he is now home with us and is doing very well."

Mr Wellstead had been in an induced coma after the accident, which occurred while he was in Australia travelling with friends.

"The doctors have said it's a miracle how he is still here with us after such a serious brain injury," said Melanie.

"He is getting stronger every day and we hope that his recovery will be a speedy one.