Thursday, August 12, 2010

JW Survives Being Impaled After KH Build Accident

This is a news story about the recent accident in Victoria, British Columbia, which happened at the Shellburn Victoria Kingdom Hall building site. A brother was trapped for almost 3 hours after the heavy crane he was operating toppled over, pinning and impaling him on a piece of rebar.

Video Clip and News Story

Here is an update on his condition (which isn't mentioned in the video), but came from a sister in Canada who sent the email.
She said: "...a piece of rebar pierced his abdomen and exited behind his shoulder. They expected it would be a ten hour operation, but it only took one and a half hours. The two foot piece of rebar was removed from him. It missed all vital organs, and there was very little loss of blood. He is recovering..."