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Crash victim Andrew MacDonald records his own rescue for YouTube

02/25/2015 03:23 EST | Updated 04/27/2015 05:59 EDT
A B.C. man who crashed his car managed to film his own rescue as a crew cut him free of the wreckage with the Jaws of Life.

In his YouTube post Andrew MacDonald says on Jan. 15 he was driving home from a night in Victoria when around 5:30 a.m. PT when he "blacked out" and drove straight into a pole near Duncan at 60 km/h.

When he regained consciousness after the crash he was able film the rescue crew as they cut him out of the 1993 Honda Accord.

The sound of a saw ripping through metal and his conversation with the crew can be heard in the video as the crews work to free him.

In his post he says he broke his right arm, left femur, both knee caps, and both ankles in the crash. He also suffered a broken noise from the airbag, he wrote.

"Went for major surgery in Victoria which took total 14 hours over a couple days. Metal plates and screws all over. Spent a month in hospital. Only 1 hot nurse :| But I'm home now. And recovering quickly!" says the post.

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