Teenager Summer Spellman collapses after smoking a strange cigarette given to her by Simon Barlow
On what would have been her Dad’s birthday, young Summer is feeling vulnerable. Desperate to fit in with her new friends, she can’t resist taking a puff on a mysterious cigarette given to her by Simon, who dared her to smoke it. Later, she’s found collapsed in the ginnel and rushed to hospital. After Summer is taken to hospital, her carers, Billy [played by actor Daniel Brocklebank, who’s spoken about the dramatic storyline] and Todd, wait anxiously for news.
Will she pull through?
There’s panic in the Street when Summer is found slumped in the ginnel
The impressionable youngster has smoked a cigarette given to her by Simon Barlow
Amy and Simon are horrified to find stricken Summer
When Simon spots the half-smoked cigarette by Summer’s side, he’s overcome by guilt
After Summer is taken to hospital, her carers, Billy and Todd, wait anxiously for news
Will the teenager pull through?
When Peter tells Billy it was Simon who gave Summer the cigarette, the vicar is furious
Losing his rag, Billy flies at Peter, knocking him to the ground
Will Billy’s rash action cost him his job? And will Summer survive? Watch the drama unfold on Coronation Street from Monday 16 October