One-legged Afghan war hero criticised for parking in a disabled spot

An Afghan war veteran who lost part of his leg after stepping on a landmine in Helmand province slammed a critic who accused him of wrongly using a disabled parking bay. 

Gregg Brighouse, 27, from Dyserth near Prestatyn, north Wales, parked his van in a disabled spot outside his local Tesco supermarket. 

A pensioner who saw the van, which is branded with details of Mr Brighouse's company, took photographs and uploaded them on the firm's website. 

However, Mr Brighouse was angered by the intervention and suggested: 'I would have happily stuck my prosthetic leg in your face.'

Gregg Brighouse, pictured, stepped on a landmine in Afghanistan in 2012 losing part of his leg

A Facebook user used Mr Brighouse's company account to criticise him for parking his van in a disabled parking sport in the popular supermarket in Prestatyn, north Wales

A Facebook user used Mr Brighouse's company account to criticise him for parking his van in a disabled parking sport in the popular supermarket in Prestatyn, north Wales

Mr Brighouse lost part of his right leg while on patrol in Afghanistan in 2012. 

The war veteran signed off his response 'Gregg one leg (Afghanistan war veteran).'

The pensioner wrote: 'I would like to report two young lads that drive your van...who constantly park in the disabled bays in the car park of Tesco, Prestatyn.

'I have taken photos of them on the two occasions I had my camera with me.

'I will be sending them to Tesco’s head office and also copies to the police, the car park enforcement officers and the council.

'I am disabled myself and on several occasions had to walk some distance because of their arrogant, ignorant parking, today and in the past.'

Mr Brighouse responded to the criticism on his company's Facebook page. He wrote: 'Thanks for your arrogant, ignorant

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