HealthHampshire dad stranded in Cyprus after falling from balcony...

Hampshire dad stranded in Cyprus after falling from balcony throughout honeymoon


A NEWLY married couple have had their honeymoon dropped at a tragic finish after a ‘freak accident’ left the groom in a coma.  

Scott and Vicky Birch flew to Cyprus to get married on August 5 with kids Connor, 14, and Chelsea, 12.

Two days after the marriage, 33-year-old Scott fell from a second-floor balcony in Ayia Napa.

The tree surgeon from Fawley continues to be in a coma in Cyprus, struggling with severe head accidents and damaged bones.

His mum, Michelle Gateley, has made a plea for assist to carry him house.

Daily Echo: Scott Birch, 33, is in a coma in CyprusScott Birch, 33, is in a coma in Cyprus

The 53-year-old from Hythe stated: “It is overwhelming to be trustworthy. He leaned over the balcony a bit too far. A freak accident.

“He must be near household so he can have therapy. They should do assessments when he’s out of the coma. I feel he has additionally misplaced all his enamel.

“His medical insurance coverage has lined most of his therapy however sadly it doesn’t cowl his journey house.

“They’re caught there. I am unable to even assume straight in the mean time.

“I simply need everybody to assist as a lot as they’ll to get my boy house. It’s tragic.

“He simply must be house close to his family and friends so he can have the therapy and get nicely and get house.”

Michelle stated Scott’s medical insurance coverage had lined the price of his therapy on the island, however is not going to cowl the price of an air ambulance to get him house.

“We’re doing a fundraiser to attempt to increase £15,000 to get an air ambulance to get him house. I have no idea what else to do,” Michelle stated.

Daily Echo: Scott BirchScott Birch

A GoFundMe web page has been began and in simply three days greater than £9,000 has been raised.

The aim of the web page is to carry Scott house to be surrounded by family and friends so he might be “handled regionally by the excellent NHS”. 

“Any contribution might be so tremendously appreciated, from a share to a small or giant donation to assist this household get house the place they belong,” it states. 

Scott, who’s “preventing is for his life”, stays in Cyprus with Vicky and his kids.

To donate to the fundraiser, go to the To Get Scott Residence web page on GoFundMe at

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