He hears Natasha accuse Gail of hacking into her medical records and she admits it, insisting Nick should be told the truth, thereby breaking the rule of patient confidentiality. Whilst Matt is having a drink in the Rovers, an explosion occurs at the Joinery Bar, causing a tram to crash on to the street.
Matt takes charge of the casualties and tends the wounded, treating many residents, including Sunita Alahan (Shobna Gulati).
The brunette beauty, played by 26-year-old Michelle Keegan, first got together with scheming David Platt (Jack P Shepherd) before embarking on ill-starred dalliances with Jason Grimshaw (Ryan Thomas) and Graeme Proctor (Craig Gazey).
She knows that Liz is right."Whether the truth will out before the wedding remains to be seen, but Michelle hopes Peter will follow his heart.
He helps Fiz Stape (Jennie Mc Alpine) when they realize that she is going into premature labour until an ambulance arrives.
He offers Claire Peacock (Julia Haworth) mental health advice after she discovers that her husband Ashley (Steven Arnold) has died in the accident.
Matt suggests that John puts his guilt into perspective, before giving him a stronger prescription.
Matt visits Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoyne) at his home after Peter takes a fall while recovering from the injuries sustained from the events of the tram crash.