Wounded tells the story of former soldier John Woods. When he returns from Afghanistan with horrific injuries he settles into a new life haunted by the accident that caused his injuries. On a chance moment John witnesses a neighbor abusing his young son. Without taking long to make a decision John finds himself on the run with the young lad. With the police and the boys family pursuing them they speed across the country with John trying to find a way out of this mess. The film concludes with a showdown on Clacton Pier and a concluding twist that helps John escape the nightmare.