For Max Burt, November 2nd 1999 was a life-changing day.

He had recently married and was about to move into a new home with his wife. He had also just resigned from his job as Head of Planning for a major London advertising agency to start a new business.

Then, on his usual route home from work that day, he was involved in a collision with a fire engine answering an emergency call.

Max's car and fire engine.

The accident left him with severe head injuries that mean he is unable to balance, or walk, or talk as before.