Home and Away spoilers follow from Australian episodes, which some UK readers may prefer to avoid.
Home and Away has left Ari Parata's loved ones in turmoil as they wait for news on whether he'll recover from his hit and run incident.
Ari (Rob Kipa-Williams) was deliberately knocked over by his enemy Paul in this week's Australian episodes, as the evil gangster continued to take revenge against the Parata family.
Paul and his sidekick Leon have been targeting the Paratas for months over an unpaid debt. Although Heath Braxton temporarily managed to get the thugs to back off, they have since resurfaced to settle the score.
In this week's episodes in Australia, Ari was found unconscious at the side of the road by his nephew Nikau (Kawakawa Fox-Reo) and Bella Nixon (Courtney Miller).
The teens ensured that Ari was rushed to hospital, where doctors decided to put him in a medically induced coma.
Christian Green (Ditch Davey) also realised that Ari would need urgent surgery after examining his scans and discovering that he had a bleed on his brain.
Although the surgery went well, Christian later had to report back to Ari's loved ones that he wouldn't be brought out of his coma immediately.
As Ari needed time to heal, there were still no firm guarantees over his future. His friends and family were told that all anyone could do was wait for further updates.
Ari's scare had a big impact on various characters around him. His younger brother Tane (Ethan Browne) went out for revenge against Paul, attacking him before bringing the villain to the hospital and asking for the police to be called.
Meanwhile, newcomer Mia Anderson (Anna Samson) was left regretting a recent row with Ari as she faced up to the strength of her feelings for him. Could they now reunite if Ari makes a recovery?
Home and Away fans in the UK will see these scenes on Channel 5 next month.
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