Posted: Mar 26, 2013 11:21 AM
Updated: Mar 26, 2013 11:35 AM
JIANGSHAN, China - Dramatic video out of China shows a lamppost smash violently through the windshield of a bus, knocking the driver from his seat.
Despite the fact the impact ruptured his spleen, the driver kept it together and managed to steer the bus to the roadside where it was stopped by a guard rail.
China central television described his actions as "heroic."
Speaking from the hospital where he is being treated, the driver said he was acting on instinct.
The lamppost was knocked down by an earlier car crash, putting it at the angle to go through the windshield.
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