There’s been little happiness for Abi Webster (Sally Carman) over the last 12 months but having married Kevin Webster (Michael Le Vell) she was due some happiness, however the secret of being pregnant with Imran Habeeb (Charlie De Melo) baby has meant sooner of later things would come crashing down around her.
Abi arranges more drugs as she struggles to copy with Seb’s birthday. Kevin and Jack get back from occasion, trusting in Debbie, Kevin says he needs to talk with Abi and he believes that they can fix things up. However, getting back home he tracks down Abi and Dean (Anthony Crank) comfortable on the couch, high on drunk and alcohol.
When Kevin orders Abi to pack her things and get out Dean grabs the garage keys leaves but when he jumps into a car and heads off Abi becomes an unwilling passenger and they’re soon careering down a country road in the stolen car.
As Abi doubles over in pain she orders Dean to stop the car. She hunkers by the roadside in misery. However, Dean jumps back in and dashes off. Abi requires an ambulance but her phone runs out of battery. Abi reviews the deserted street in agony and dread.
Exhausted and in a state of shock, Abi lets herself into No.13. Assuming her to be drunk, Debbie tells her she wants her out by the end of the day. Tyrone opens up the garage and is shocked to find a customer’s car has been stolen. Seeing her with a bag of booze, Tyrone suggests she had something to do with it.
As Abi packs frantically, Tyrone Dobbs (Alan Halsall) calls, telling her that if they don’t retrieve the stolen car, the business is finished. Spotting a BMW, Abi forms a plan and calls Dean. Abi meets Dean at his lock-up and while he inspects the BMW, Abi calls the police to report the original stolen car. However when Dean overhears her call, it looks like Abi is in danger! Having heard about the stolen car from Tyrone, a concerned Toyah calls Abi’s phone, a paramedic answers and explains that Abi’s been involved in an accident. Toyah arrives at the hospital.
Later, two police officers bang on Abi’s door, and as soon as she shows the officers out, she goes to pick up more drugs.
Can anyone snap Abi out of this self-destructive state?
Coronation Street airs these scenes from Sunday March 6 at 8pm on ITV.