Miss England’s first amputee contestant!

Posted: November 25, 2010 in News & Articles
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Chloe Jones, 20, is determined to be a positive role model for amputees after losing her own leg. The student from York won the Charity section of a local beauty pageant

Chloe Jones, 20, is determined to be a positive role model for amputees after losing her own leg. The student from York won the Charity section of a local beauty pageant

A student who suffered devastating injuries in a hit-and-run car accident has made history by becoming Miss England’sfirst amputee beauty queen.

Chloe Jones, 20, lost her leg when a van rear-ended a taxi, sending the out-of-control car flying towards her as she walked home from lectures with a friend.

The taxi pinned her up against a wall, almost completely severing her left leg below the knee and no one has ever been caught for causing the smash.

In an instant, Chloe’s carefree life as a textiles student at Nottingham Trent University had been turned upside down and she now faced an uncertain future with a serious disability.

But within two months, she was out of her hospital bed and back at university where she soon realised there was a severe lack of amputee role models for people like herself.

Her only option was to become one – literally.

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