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Family of car crash victim donates cash to hospital

PUBLISHED: 10:24 19 June 2008 | UPDATED: 13:22 05 October 2010

Matron Gillian Bradbury (far left) and Dr Richard Forbes (centre) meet Daniel's family (left to right) Alison Reynolds, sister Sara Jordan, mum Katherine Jordan and girlfriend Jenny Thompson

Matron Gillian Bradbury (far left) and Dr Richard Forbes (centre) meet Daniel's family (left to right) Alison Reynolds, sister Sara Jordan, mum Katherine Jordan and girlfriend Jenny Thompson

THE intensive care unit at the Royal London has received a £1,000 gift from the family of a man who died of head injuries a year ago today (Thurs). Daniel Jordan was just 26 when he died after crashing his car on a bend on a road in Kent. His mother Katherine and sister Sarah Jordan have donated £1,000 to the unit in Whitechapel, where he spent the last nine days of his life

THE intensive care unit at the Royal London has received a £1,000 gift from the family of a man who died of head injuries a year ago today (Thurs).

Daniel Jordan was just 26 when he died after crashing his car on a bend on a road in Kent.

His mother Katherine and sister Sarah Jordan have donated £1,000 to the unit in Whitechapel, where he spent the last nine days of his life.

More than £2,000 was raised during a charity football match in Tonbridge in April. The rest of the money is going to Kent Air Ambulance which airlifted Daniel to hospital after the crash.

Daniel was in intensive care for nine days before he died. He left behind two young children, Joshua, now nearly six, and three-year-old Elli.

"Everyone at the hospital does such a good job," said Sarah. "It's good to do something that will help them and help the patients they care for."

Charlton Athletic Veterans took on a team from Tonbridge for April's match in Daniel's memory.

Organising the charity match has helped Sarah and her mother deal with their grief.

"It was a way of helping us reach closure," Sarah added.

The family handed over the cheque to the Royal London on Monday to improve the comfort and care of patients and their families.


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