Man in India survives after falling onto rod at construction site

BALAGHAT, INDIA (KTRK) -- The phrase "lucky to be alive" is an understatement for one man whose skull was impaled by a rod.

Sanjay Bahe fell at a construction site in India, landing on the rod.

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X-rays show how it pierced his skull and brain. Doctors say it didn't pierce any blood vessels in the brain.

The rod was removed from the 21-year-old's head. He's now recovering at a specialist facility.

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A woman is thanking God for saving her from coming within mere inches from certain death.

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