Kay Ahmed from Bolton is lucky to be alive. Kay was involved as a passenger in a car accident back in 2002 when he was just twenty. A blow out on a quiet road at 2am meant the car he was in was thrown from the road and despite immediate attention from a passing ambulance he ended up losing his sight.
Kay now helps out where he can in the family business, Bolton based Autoworld, owned by Yacoob Ahmed. As someone who is registered blind, Kay has not been able to drive since the accident, despite being involved in the family motor business for over fifteen years.
Prior to the accident Kay was a confident driver and loved motor sport. Since the accident, Kay has been left unable to indulge in his passion for motor sport and as there was no opportunity for him to experience this it was destined to remain just a memory.
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