Sarah is trapped in the car and seriously injured. Aidan can't tell if she's dead or alive but he climbs out of the crashed car and runs away. Gail is furious with Richard and she starts dragging up all the lies he's told her, the ex-wife, the bracelet. He tries to explain that the money will be well spent when Chris Melton stops the bail hostel application from going through. The fire brigade have to cut Sarah from the car and she is then ambulanced to Intensive Care. Emma is at the scene. Emma breaks the news to the Hillmans that Sarah is critically ill in hospital. PC Hopwood calls at Ken's and tells him that they've found his car, crashed with Sarah Platt trapped in the passenger seat. Ken is shocked and blames himself for not reporting the car earlier. Peter arrives back from Lucy's late but Shelley is just relieved to see him as she was worried that he might have been in Ken's car. Gail, Richard and Audrey go to the hospital. Gail can't believe that Sarah might die, or be brain damaged. Aidan calls round to Candice's and tells her about the crash. He tries to convince her that she's involved as well but she throws him out, disgusted with him.
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Candice Stowe - Nikki Sanderson
- Aidan Critchley - Dean Ashton
- Sarah Platt - Tina O'Brien
- Vikram Desai - Chris Bisson
- David Platt - Jack P. Shepherd
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Emma Watts - Angela Lonsdale
- Maria Sutherland - Samia Ghadie
- Shelley Unwin - Sally Lindsay
- Peter Barlow - Chris Gascoyne
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Lucy Richards - Katy Carmichael
- Richard Hillman - Brian Capron
- Gail Hillman - Helen Worth
- PC Hopwood - Ian Gain
- Vendor - Stephen Swift
- Carla Holmes - Rina Mahoney
- Firefighter - Cliff Lockwood
- Robert Orm - Richard Avery (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 8 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 19a Victoria Street - Living room/kitchen
- Weatherfield General - Intensive Care Unit and reception
- Candice Stowe's house - Kitchen and hallway
- Lucy Richards' flat - Bedroom
- Unknown road in Weatherfield
- First appearance of Mick Hopwood (Credited as "PC Hopwood").
- TV Times synopsis: Gail is devastated by news of Sarah. Shelley fears for Peter's life.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,060,000 viewers (1st place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 2000-2009, released on 31st October 2011.
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