Patrick is suffering from PSTD and is losing his grip on reality. After knocking down Ava in his car, Patrick turns to Ash for support and confesses a haunting secret.
Following on from last week as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder appeared to be blighting Patrick’s life, the ex squaddie ran down a child as he tried to escape the Bay in his car.
As the action picks up from the accident, Patrick tends to the injured girl, Justin’s daughter Ava, as other helpers arrive on the scene – but it’s clear he’s very confused and thinks he’s back in Afghanistan rather than Summer Bay.
Ava’s rushed into hospital where Justin struggles as her stepdad Brian tries to take over. Later, a concerned Ash catches up with his troubled brother and is devastated for his sibling when Patrick makes a haunting admission about his military career…
Ash reels as Patrick confesses a haunting secret from his military past…
Kat is on the scene of the accident which has seen stressed-out Patrick knock down Ava.
Ava is out cold on the road…
Phoebe tends to injured Ava while Kat tries to reassure Patrick that the little girl is OK.
Kat tries to get through to Patrick who is convinced he's back in Afghanistan.
Concerned about Patrick, Ash seeks out his brother…
Ash cradles a deeply upset Patrick.
After confiding in Ash a haunting memory from his time in Afghanistan, Patrick calms down.
Later on Ash is delighted as his brother Patrick agrees to hold baby Luc for the first time.
Has Ash made a break through with his stressed-out sibling?
Watch Home and Away on Channel 5 from Monday 19 June.