Woman’s cheap ‘little red dress’ saved her life

Woman’s cheap ‘little red dress’ saved her life

A university graduate survived a crash on the way home from a party after her skin-tight bodycon dress stopped her bones piercing her internal organs.

Zoe Turner, 21, spent £34.99 on the little red dress from online retailer Missguided and squeezed into it for the festive event.

But her cab home was hit by a cement mixer which left Miss Turner and her three friends with life-threatening injuries.

Doctors told Miss Turner that her bodycon dress was so tight it acted like an old-fashioned corset and stopped her bones popping out and perforating her vital organs.

They said she could have suffered fatal internal injuries if she wasn’t wearing such a tight garment.

Miss Turner said: “I couldn’t believe my dress saved my life. That’s the best £35 I’ve ever spent.

“Although I didn’t come off lightly, the end result could have been a lot worse.

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