A man involved in a car crash that killed two people visited NSETC to warn students of the dangers of drink-driving.

In 2012, Greg Sumner, then 22, was travelling home with a friend in the early hours of the morning.

The car collided head-on with another vehicle near Axbridge, killing both drivers.

Greg never made it home that night either. Instead, he was rushed to hospital with 27 broken bones and in a critical condition.

His friend, who was driving, was two-and-a-half times over the legal alcohol limit at the time.

Greg was lucky to survive the accident, but was left paralysed from the neck down. He has severe brain damage and will need round-the-clock care for the rest of his life.

Despite knowing his friend had been drinking, Greg still got into the car and his life will never be the same. He’s now teamed up with Fixers, and is using his experience to warn young people of the life-changing consequences of drink-driving.

Greg visited NSETC to talk to students about his experience on 30 November.

He said: “I thought I was invincible. The crash left four children without their fathers and devastated the lives of the families involved.

“I am living proof of why not to drink and drive or get into a car with a driver who has been drinking. I hope that I am enough of a deterrent to prevent young people from making the same mistake.”