DIY man lucky to survive after impaled by huge metal bar - through HIS HEAD
WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: The extraordinary footage shows emergency workers working to remove the thick bar from the centre of his skull
This extraordinary footage shows a man lucky to survive after he was impaled with a metal bar - through HIS HEAD.
Chinese man Mr Ho was injured while dismantling his old house and a bar dropped from high and impaled through his head.
The bar entered the right side of his forehead before emerging by his chin on the left side.
The 50-year-old was quickly sent to hospital where doctors had to call in the help of firemen cut the ends off the bar. Unbelievable Injury: The 50-year-old was doing some DIY when the disaster struck
Like something out of a horror film, the man appears to be unconscious while the - several feet long - skewers his skull.
Hospital staff hold the man down while a concerned crowd watch the bar snipped with a large cutting tool.
After the ends of the bar were removed, Mr Ho was transferred to a larger hospital where he underwent surgery to remove the bar.
According to doctors Mr Ho - incredibly - is recovering well and is now out of danger.
The incident happened in Leye County, southern China's Guangxi Province.
From UK Mirror.
Hospital staff say Mr Ho is now recovering well and is considered to be out of danger.
X-rays taken before surgery showed how the solid metal bar, which was at least an inch thick, passed through the right side of his forehead and behind his left eye socket, before eventually exiting through the lower section of his left cheek, close to his jawline.