Mechanic who lost three limbs when his body was ravaged by blood poisoning can pick up a wrench again after he was given a bionic arm
A mechanic who lost limbs to a life-threatening illness has received a state-of-the-art bionic arm after his workmates raised £27,000.
Mark Camamile, 33, had both legs and right hand amputated after contracting the blood poisoning infection, septicaemia, which he originally mistook for flu.
The father-of-two was taken to hospital in October last year when his lips began to turn blue.
He passed out and was placed in a medically induced coma.
When he awoke four weeks later at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, he was given the devastating news both of his legs had been amputated below the... read more
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