13 May '11, 1pm

‘Miracle’ as man survives pole through face | What’s buzzing? - Yahoo! News

‘Miracle’ as man survives pole through face | What’s buzzing? - Yahoo! News

Andrew Linn from Utah survives a six-foot chain link fence pole being driven through his head in a car accident. … By Yahoo! UK A US man has survived being speared through the face with a two-inch wide metal pole in what doctors have dubbed a medical miracle. Andrew Linn, 28, was skewered by the pole after he fell asleep at the wheel and veered off the road before hitting a chain-link fence. Emergency personnel said a pole on top of the fence smashed through the windscreen and tore through the father-of-two's face just below the right side of his nose. It ripped out his teeth before exiting the back of his neck and slamming through the back window. Rescuers had to cut the pole to get him out of the car and into an ambulance. Mr Linn, from Las Vegas, could not lie down because of the pole protruding his skull, so he sat up on the ride to the hospital and through his initial...

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  1. 22 May '11, 2am

    You owe your life to the first responders. You might want to thank them.

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