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Driver Cheats Death After Car Becomes Impaled on Guardrail in Selden

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | May 30, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 053021103

SELDEN, NY - A driver is lucky to be alive after their car crashed into a guardrail on Country Road 83 on May 30th. The guardrail traveled through the car over 30-feet, missing the driver by just a few inches. The driver was trapped between the guardrail and the driver's side door. Firefighters used hydraulic tools to remove both doors. Once the driver was freed he was transported with serious injuries by Selden FD ambulance and paramedics.

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