Coronation Street’s Liz McDonald FIGHTS FOR LIFE after hit-and-run

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Liz McDonald Coronation Street Christmas spoilers

by Georgina Terry |
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There's a blue Christmas coming in Coronation Street. An apparent leaked storyline reveals that perennial favourite Liz McDonald, played by Beverley Callard, will be left fighting for her life following a hit-and-run on the cobbles.

And what's more, it's deliberate. But who's behind the crime?

Could it be Johnny Connor, played by Richard Hawley, with whom Liz has been dallying? Or could Johnny's wife Jenny (Sally Ann Matthews) be the one behind the wheel?

CHECK OUT next week's Coronation Street spoilers: Abi Franklin goes to prison

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Abi struggles to master the computer at streetcars and Steve despairs as she is constantly rude to customers. Abi confides in Seb that she has discovered that the twins' foster parents are taking them to Lapland for Christmas and she has come to the conclusion that they are better off without her in their lives. She cancels her visit with them and sits drinking vodka, with tears falling, watching them play in the foster parents' garden.

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Abi leaves a desperate message on Tracy's phone, begging for help. Tracy's shocked to find Abi lying unconscious on Victoria Street and quickly phones an ambulance.

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As Abi is loaded into an ambulance, Seb's beside himself and tells Tracy how his Mum's life has fallen apart since she was accused of sabotaging Michelle's car. Tracy's consumed with guilt.

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Tracy visits Abi in hospital and, unable to bear the guilt any longer, confesses that she was the one who sabotaged the car and stole the laptop. Abi throws her out of the hospital and having been discharged is told by the social worker that her contact with the twins is suspended because of her dugs relapse.

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When Abi says that she is going to put the twins up for adoption Seb sees red and lets himself into the florist and grabs a broom. Seb trashes the place but is stopped by Abi who has heard the commotion. Ken spots her and assumes she is responsible for the damage.

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As the police arrive Seb runs into the back room and in a bid to protect Seb, Abi grabs cash from the till. They arrest Abi on suspicion of theft and criminal damage. Tracy tells Abi she won't press charges but it is too late – Abi is in court on Friday.

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Seb tells the social worker that he is considering applying to adopt the twins. She tells him that he will have no chance unless he cuts Abi out of his life completely. Seb is torn.

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Abi is sent down for 16 weeks but is pleased when she meets up with an old mate in prison. Meanwhile Seb decides he wants to press ahead with applying to adopt the twins.

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Peter is appalled when Leanne tells him that she and Nick are getting back together.

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Simon returns from a careers day to announce he wants to join the Navy, once more Peter and Leanne disagree over his plans.

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Nick and Carla don't see eye to eye over the future of the business. Having agreed they won't have any secrets Leanne brings Nick up to date on her love life since he left.

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Simon tells Leanne that he only needs his dad's signature to join the Navy, Leanne asks Gary to speak to Simon but it only hardens his resolve. Nick comforts Leanne as she struggles with the prospect of Simon joining the Navy.

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Nick has a chat with Simon and persuades him to do his A Levels before thinking about joining the Navy. Elsa is in the corner shop and overhears Leanne buying a bottle of wine as they are celebrating. Intrigued she follows her out. Nick and Leanne are back at the flat, enjoying a moment of passion when the buzzer goes.

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Paula assures Sophie that things are looking up now they have found evidence of Duncan's offshore bank account. Meanwhile Gina heads out on a date and is shocked to find her date Ian is in fact Duncan.

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Over dinner, Gina reveals that she's Sally's sister and knows exactly who he is. Duncan's unfazed and tells Gina how he and Sally had an affair and how Sally made him defraud the council.

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Arriving with Rita, Maria and Ken, Claudia is winding Audrey up about how much she is looking forward to the awards that afternoon. Audrey is horrified when Claudia tells her she has nominated her for the lifetime achievement award. Audrey knocks back the wine dreading the afternoon.

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As a tipsy Audrey takes the stage to accept her award she makes an impassioned speech about Maria and how she is like a daughter to her and she wishes her every success for the future.

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Audrey is furious that a video of her drunken speech has gone viral. Maria pays Audrey a visit with a proposition. They agree they don't trust Claudia and she wants to go into business with Audrey instead.

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Having signed the contract without even reading it Tracy and Steve are stunned when Amy points out certain clauses and threatens to divorce them if they don't adhere to them. Tracy is furious realising Adam has stitched them up.

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Adam tells Steve and Tracy that Amy's contract is really just her way of letting them know how worried she is. Amy's taken aback when Tracy presents her with a home cooked meal. When Tracy explains she's merely executing the terms of the contract, Amy becomes upset and asserts that all she's ever wanted is a normal family.

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Sinead goes for a homeopathic massage where she meets a young mum to be who talks to her about the fact she too has cancer but she has stopped having chemo in favour of homeopathy and a strict adapted diet. Sinead is keen to hear more.

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Sinead invites her new friend Stefh for a brew and they talk about the alternatives to chemo. Sinead doesn't mention anything to Daniel.

A Coronation Street source told The Sun, "Liz’s attempted murder is one of the big Christmas storylines.

"Johnny is the one who initially arrested for it, but fingers are eventually pointed at Jenny. Jenny is still angry about Liz and Johnny’s affair, which was exposed at Tracy Barlow’s wedding."

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It’s the third dark storyline 'revealed' for Corrie this Christmas. It's rumoured that Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoyne) will also be left fighting for his life after he and son Simon (Alex Bain) are caught in a fire on a boat.

And Lewis Archer, played by Nigel Havers, will apparently be killed off over New Year in another big plot line.

Gosh - why can't everyone just have a lovely time and be nice to each other?

Ho ho ho - just kidding. We LOVE it.

Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm and 8.30pm on ITV.

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