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New Zealand Trucker Impaled On Pressurised Air Hose Blows Up

by | 25th, May 2011

STEVEN McCormack is a sort-of real life Michelin Man. McCormak is the Kiwi trucker who had fell on an air hose cauaing the brass nozzle to break and inject pressurised air at 100lb/sq in into his buttocks.

The accident occured While he was a truck stop at Opotiki on the North Island. Says McCormack, 48, from his hospital bed in Whakatane, speaking to the Whakatane Beacon:

“I felt the air rush into my body and I felt like it was going to explode from my foot. I was blowing up like a football… it felt like I had the bends, like in diving. I had no choice but just to lay there, blowing up like a balloon.”

His skin feels like “like a pork roast” – hard and crackly on the outside, soft underneath and stuffed with spuds as big as your head.



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