The August 31, 1997 remains a date in the memory of many people around the world. And for good reason, it is that day that Lady Diana, former British princess, died, in a traffic accident in Paris, under the bridge of the Alma.
Mercedes driven by the driver Henri Paul was embedded in a parapet. The driver is dead, just like Lady Di and his companion at the time, Dodi Al-Fayed. This impressive accident only made one survivor, Trevor Rees Jones, who was the bodyguard of Dodi Al-Fayed.
True miraculous, the man has been disfigured during the accident. The surgeons had to put 150 pieces of titanium on his face. He was also placed in a coma for ten days.
A destiny like no other
Watch how this young man is helping two policewomen
He then resigned from Dodi Al-Fayed's father before going to live with his mother and father-in-law in Shropshire. Trevor Rees Jones then worked at a sports store.
In the year 2000, the bodyguard his book"The bodiguard's story: Diana, the crash and the sole survivor", in which he returns to the conditions of the accident. Very discreet since the 2000s, he would still be in Shropshire today with his wife. His work ? Security consultant. His passion ? Rugby. He plays rugby in the local team. A destiny like no other.