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International footballer survives horrific car crash

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South Africa defender Rooi Mahamutsa (pictured in the last photograph, below) has astonishingly walked away from a horrific car crash near near Johannesburg.

Pictures from the incident on Twitter show how Mahamutsa's BMW 3-Series was left impaled on a guard rail after the crash.

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Mahamutsa saw his car slide on a wet road forcing the collision into the rail guarding the side of the road.

As you can see from the pictures, the rear of the car is pierced by the crash barrier with the front of the vehicle penetrated be the crash barrier.

The Orlando Pirates player - who is 32 and has won three caps for his country since 2008 -somehow walked away with minor injuries before being discharged by a local hospital.

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All pictures of car via Twitter courtesy of Rob Byrne, South African travel news service TrafficNet.

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SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 21: Rooi Mahamutsa of the Pirates celebrates winning the Absa Premiership Final match between Orlando Pirates and the Golden Arrows at Orlando Stadium on May 21, 2011 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

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