“I did not see him again!” Seeing Patrick Stratton Adelaide struggled to contain his emotion. In the show “Sunday Night” broadcast Sunday 28 August, the The Seven Network channel organized the reunion of the young Australian, seriously injured during the Nice attack with his French hero.
evening of drama, Adelaide made a stop on the promenade des Anglais in the company of friends, with whom she toured Europe. While walking with one of them, the young woman was struck in the back by the truck driven by Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel. She injured her face, legs and arms.
When she regains consciousness, Patrick Sergent, a Nice 40 years, is at his side. He reassures her, give him water and carries it in a hotel lobby while waiting for help to arrive. Then he will visit him in the hospital every day, until the family arrives in Adelaide Nice.
Followed in his rehabilitation by Australian television on his return home, the young woman thought not seeing that it considers “the bravest man that [she] know.” But production of “Sunday Night” decided to invite Patrick to Sydney to Adelaide surprise during a family meal.
The French, warmly welcomed by the relatives of the young woman, was treated to a long hug from her. In a speech, he said, see in this approach a “opportunity to bring” France and Australia, and the beginning of a “eternal friendship” .
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