It was meant to be a special night for John and Moira – so how did they
come off the road to happiness and plunge into a terrible tragedy?
At the start of next week, Moira tells farmer John what she thinks he wants to hear – that she will give him the divorce he has asked for
But on Valentine’s Day John has a change of heart and tells Moira he doesn’t want a divorce – he wants her back!
Now there’s a rare sight: John and Moira smiling! With a kiss and a cuddle they’ve started to put the past painful few months behind them
Back in John’s arms, Moira can dream of a brighter, happier future for her and her family
The Bartons are reunited under one roof – and the kids have a surprise for Mum and Dad: a night in a hotel so they can get, er, reacquainted!
John’s up for it – and Moira recognises that glint in his eye
So, John and Moira drive off for a night of romance, looking forward to rediscovering their passion for each other
It has been a long time since they could relax in each other’s company, look each other in the eye and see the love they have for each other
But the look of love is suddenly replaced by fear when the car skids on an icy patch
John struggles to get the car back under control, but can’t!
John hangs on for dear life and Moira gets ready for impact as the car skids off the road
Still inside the vehicle, John and Moira crash through a fence
John has completely lost control of the car now, but its headlights reveal the danger ahead
The car flips over as it crashes down a rocky hill
Sparks fly as the car continues to roll down the slope
And then the car stops – on the edge of a ravine! Head bleeding and heart pounding, John tries to calm a frantic Moira, promising her he will get them out safely
Back up on the road, Declan and Katie are passing and realise there has been an accident
Together, they race down the hill to try to help
But the car is in a perilous position – one wrong move could send it over the edge, with John and Moira inside!
Back in Emmerdale, Adam, Hannah and Holly get news of the awful accident from Katie
The emergency services have done their best, now it’s up to the doctors… But who is it on the operating table?
Adam, Hannah and Holly have raced to the hospital. Now they have to face up to a terrible tragedy. Watch Emmerdale on ITV1 from Monday, February 13