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Motorists Survive Crash After Steel Guardrail Impales Vehicle in Connecticut

Two motorists escaped serious injuries near Manchester, Connecticut, after colliding with a steel guardrail that impaled their car on December 26, officials said.

Footage posted by Manchester Fire Rescue EMS shows the guardrail stuck between the passenger seats of the vehicle following the single-vehicle accident, and debris strewn across Interstate 384.

“The steel guardrail penetrated the vehicle in the right front, passed completely through the passenger compartment, between both occupied seats and exited the left rear, extending approximately 20 feet out of the vehicle,” they said.

“Miraculously the occupants suffered only minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital with fire department paramedics,” they added.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. Credit: Manchester Fire Rescue EMS via Storyful

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