A BRIT holidaymaker has been paralysed and stranded in hospital thousands of miles from home after a freak accident on a beach.
Charline Edwards, 24, has been told she has to fork £38,000 to be flown back from Cape Verde after being taken out by a wave and smashing her spine on the seabed.
The sales agent, from Birmingham has been unable to fly back to the UK – where medics would be able to treat the severe nerve damage to her spine.
Instead, unable to move her arms or legs, she remains stuck in a shabby hospital where she has reportedly been manhandled by doctors.
Charline had been holidaying on the island with boyfriend Callum Aston, 28, when she was swept out to sea by a massive wave last Thursday.
Sales manager Callum said: “The water was a little choppy but nothing too serious. The flags were green, telling us it was safe to swim.
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