An emotional reunion has taken place between a woman and the police officers who saved her life almost three years ago.  

Back then, Laura Creek was in a very difficult place and took an overdose in her car at the end of a rural single-track road in the Waterbeach area.  

PCs Barbara Williams and George McCready were tasked with finding Laura, searching for her at home and various locations in the area.  

Her friend Hannah Gray, and a colleague of the officers, had spoken to Laura and told them it sounded like she was driving down a bumpy road.  

With this information, they found Laura’s vehicle and discovered her unresponsive and struggling for breath in the driver’s seat.  

They knew she needed help fast – but it would be impossible for the ambulance to reach them.  

So Laura was placed in the back of their police car and taken to the nearest main road where an ambulance was flagged down.  

This happened on June 3, 2021 and Laura, now 34, is much better following mental health treatment. 

And since becoming a mum to daughter Ivy six months ago, she wanted to meet the officers who helped her that day.  

Laura said: “To others suffering with their mental health, I want to show that life can change in a good way.  

“I was in such a state when I did what I did. I hadn’t eaten in days. I’d spoken to Hannah about her looking after my beloved dog when I was no longer here and I’d even planned my funeral.  

“When I took that overdose, I meant it. It was a genuine attempt on my life, but I’m proof that you can turn things around, you just need to be open to help and know when to reach out.”  

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