Young Women Cheat Death As Car Is Impaled On Brick Post

Story ByBartosz StaszewskiSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyCEN

Two young women were lucky to escape unhurt after their car overturned, smashed into railings and ended up impaled precariously on a brick post.

The accident happened in thick fog in the early hours of the morning near the village of Adamow in western Poland’s Greater Poland Voivodeship region.

Firefighters, police cars and an ambulance raced to the scene after being alerted the Volkswagen Polo car had overturned and ended up impaled on a brick post.

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Pictures Credit: CEN/@OSPGolina

The emergency workers were amazed when they arrived to find neither the 24-year-old woman driver nor her 21-year-old passenger had been injured.

The driver was able to climb out of the car unaided while her passenger had to be released by firefighters using specialist equipment.

A fire service spokesman said: “The passenger can talk about a real miracle. She was stuck in the vehicle. After the rescue, she was conscious and was taken to the hospital for observation. However, the driver of the vehicle left the car under her own steam.”

The firefighters’ report into the accident, between the town of Golina and the village of Kazimierz Biskupi, read: “A young woman, driving a blue Volkswagen Polo, lost control of the vehicle and hit a concrete fence of one of the properties.”

Netizens have commented on the images of the accident scene, with netizen ‘Stan2’ saying: “It looks like a trick from a circus!”

‘Henryk’ said: “Maybe after that she will get a bit wiser…”, and ‘Chirs’ joked: “Congratulations to the mason. Solid fencing!”

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Bartosz Staszewski

I am a journalist and correspondent mainly covering Poland and Eastern Europe.

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