Accident left prosthetic expert in need of new arm – BBC News

Jim Ashworth-Beaumont is now running again, six months after the accident that almost killed him

A life-changing accident has left a specialist who spent 20 years building artificial limbs in need of a prosthetic arm himself.

In a cruel twist of fate, Jim Ashworth-Beaumont lost his arm in a cycling accident in which he almost died.

Six months on, he is back at work and is hoping to be one of the first people in the UK to be fitted with a revolutionary bionic limb.

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