Video: A dad has suffered amnesia after he was thrown to the ground - by a faulty HOVERBOARD

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Father-of-four Mark Tamlin, 39, was looking forward to spending the Christmas with his family and gave his oldest son a new hands free “swegway” device.

But when 12-year-old Owen Daniel opened the smart balance wheel - one of the must-have gifts of the year - he found it didn’t work properly. Mark, of Chessington, Surrey, gave it a go himself and ended up hitting his head and suffered concussion - and now can’t remember Christmas.

Mark Tomlin with his partner Angela Taylor and their children Millie-Mea and Max. See SWNS story SWHOVER; A dad has suffered amnesia after he was thrown to the ground - by a faulty HOVERBOARD. Father-of-four Mark Tamlin, 39, was looking forward to spending the Christmas with his family and gave his oldest son a new hands free "swegway" device. But when 12-year-old Owen Daniel opened the smart balance wheel - one of the must-have gifts of the year - he found it didn't work properly. Mark, of Chessington, Surrey, gave it a go himself and ended up hitting his head and suffered concussion - and now can't remember Christmas.

Mark Tomlin with his partner Angela Taylor and their children Millie-Mea and Max. See SWNS story SWHOVER; A dad has suffered amnesia after he was thrown to the ground - by a faulty HOVERBOARD. Father-of-four Mark Tamlin, 39, was looking forward to spending the Christmas with his family and gave his oldest son a new hands free "swegway" device. But when 12-year-old Owen Daniel opened the smart balance wheel - one of the must-have gifts of the year - he found it didn't work properly. Mark, of Chessington, Surrey, gave it a go himself and ended up hitting his head and suffered concussion - and now can't remember Christmas.

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