‘I’m a miracle’: Pole impales woman while she’s texting and driving

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COLORADO -- A woman said she was looking down to check a text before sending it, when she was involved in a horrific accident.


(Image from KUSA via CNN video)

According to KUSA, Christina Jahnz hit a guardrail pole that went through her truck. It pierced her thigh and buttocks.

Firefighters sawed off the front and back end of the pole to get her out.

Jahnz told KUSA, "I was running late for a business meeting, so I did a voice text. I looked down to make sure it was all right. The next thing I knew, I was looking up. There was white powder from the air bags deployed."

Jahnz said she's truly a miracle. "They said if it [had] gone just a little bit the other way I would have bled out."

She's expected to make a full recovery.