Brush with DEATH leaves Coronation Street residents reeling next week

Coronation Street
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Deadly drama is heading for killer Gary Windass...

Coronation Street killer, Gary Windass (Mikey North), finds his life on the line next week when he is hit by a car after a huge confrontation with Sarah Platt.

The drama for the cobbles killer starts when he realises Bernie Winter has found Rick Neelan's watch in the woods.

Gary Windass Coronation Street

Gary is fuming that Brian and Bernie went looking for Roman coins in the woods where Rick is buried (Picture: ITV) (Image credit: ITV)

Knowing Bernie's discovery could reveal that fact he murder Rick last year, Gary is desperate to get the watch back... but his plan starts to unravel when Bernie reveals she sold the watch to Sarah for £50.

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Shoving cash at Bernie, Gary demands that she gets the watch back from Sarah, but when Bernie offers her double what she paid for the watch, Sarah smells a rat and realises that it's Gary who wants the watch, not Bernie.

Coronation Street spoilers: Is it time up for Gary Windass?

Gary is fuming when he discovers Bernie found Rick's watch in the woods (Picture: ITV)

Realising that this means Adam's theory that Gary killed Rick must be true, a shocked Sarah confronts her ex.

But when she asks him directly if he is a killer, it leads to an explosive confrontation between the pair... especially when Sarah discovers what he's hiding in his van!

However, the drama doesn't end there... as the pair argue, Gary is struck by a car while saving Sarah's life.

Coronation Street spoilers: Is it time up for Gary Windass?

Gary demands Bernie gets the watch back from Sarah... but she's unsuccessful (Picture: ITV)

Sarah races to unconscious Gary's side, stunned that he has just saved her life... but she is devastated when she realises he isn't waking up.

Tyrone calls an ambulance, having seen the whole thing, and soon Gary is rushed to the hospital.

Coronation Street spoilers: Does Sarah Platt know Gary killed Rick?

Sarah is stunned when she finds proof that Gary killed Rick (Picture: ITV)

Once there, Maria and Adam both arrive, and Adam presses Sarah to find out exactly what happened.

But Sarah is cagey about what happened and lies that she just stepped out in front of a car and Gary pushed her out of the way.

Coronation Street spoilers: Does Sarah Platt know Gary killed Rick?

Things get heated between Sarah and Gary once she realises that her ex is a killer (Picture: ITV)

However, that's not all she lies about.

Sarah also fails to tell her husband that she has proof that Gary murdered Rick.

Adam senses that she is lying, but why is Sarah keeping Gary's dark secret hidden for him?

Coronation Street will temporarily air a reduced schedule of three episodes a week.

Watch on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm on ITV. 

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

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