Virginia Boy Impaled by Bamboo Stick Through Neck Survives (Video)

Ellen Tumposky reports on ABC News:

Dez Heal, 13, of Lynchburg, Va., was rushed to the hospital with a bamboo stick impaled his neck. Dez had been playing a Ninja game with friends and “decided to put the bamboo stick in the back of my shirt,” he told ABC affiliate WSET-TV.

“I guess when he jumped, the stick must have went forward,” Nicholas Blencowe, Dez’s friend and Ninja partner, told the station. “And when he hit the ground, the stick went in his neck.” Dez’s father, David Heal, described to WSET how the stick pierced Dez’s neck and came out about about 3 inches behind his ear. Heal called 911.

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  • chinagreenelvis

    “Don’t play with sticks a lot.”

    LESSON LEARNED.

  • chinagreenelvis

    “Don’t play with sticks a lot.”

    LESSON LEARNED.

  • chinagreenelvis

    “Don’t play with sticks a lot.”

    LESSON LEARNED.

  • chinagreenelvis

    “Don’t play with sticks a lot.”

    LESSON LEARNED.

  • Anarchy Pony

    Wow, that just makes me cringe… That is one lucky stupid kid.

  • Anarchy Pony

    Wow, that just makes me cringe… That is one lucky stupid kid.

  • Anarchy Wolf

    Wow, that just makes me cringe… That is one lucky stupid kid.

  • anononon

    “Dez Heal”?  reallly?

  • anononon

    “Dez Heal”?  reallly?

  • anononon

    “Dez Heal”?  reallly?

  • Kfdjghkd7

    “Don’t play with sticks a lot.” What a valuable lesson. Where would I be without you, Youtube? I mean disinfo. I mean Youtube. I mean… OH GOD, DISINFO = YOUTUBE.

  • Annndagain

    “Don’t play with sticks a lot.” What a valuable lesson. Where would I be without you, Youtube? I mean disinfo. I mean Youtube. I mean… OH GOD, DISINFO = YOUTUBE.

  • wizard

    “I was scared that like he wouldn’t be ok”

  • wizard

    “I was scared that like he wouldn’t be ok”

  • wizard

    “I was scared that like he wouldn’t be ok”

  • ONEMORETIME

    “Don’t play with sticks a lot.” What a valuable lesson. Where would I be without you, Youtube? I mean disinfo. I mean Youtube. I mean… OH GOD, DISINFO = YOUTUBE.

  • DeepCough

    What the hell kinda ninja game was this kid playing? Were they practicing their balance over a pit of bamboo spikes?

  • DeepCough

    What the hell kinda ninja game was this kid playing? Were they practicing their balance over a pit of bamboo spikes?

  • KxBk6U

    That kid is just damn lucky. I’m glad he seems to be ok.

  • KxBk6U

    That kid is just damn lucky. I’m glad he seems to be ok.

  • Rex Vestri

    Must’ve been the Neanderthal gene remnants effecting his judgement

  • Rex Vestri

    Must’ve been his Neanderthal gene remnants effecting his judgement

  • justagirl

    wow.  he is SO doing it wrong..

  • itsjustfunnow

    “Don’t play with sticks a lot.” What a valuable lesson. Where would I be without you, Youtube? I mean disinfo. I mean Youtube. I mean… OH GOD, DISINFO = YOUTUBE.

  • justagirl

    wow.  he is SO doing it wrong..

  • SF2K01

    That’s now how you’re supposed to do a Tracheotomy. I hope he sues for malpractice.

  • Anonymous

    That’s now how you’re supposed to do a Tracheotomy. I hope he sues for malpractice.

  • http://twitter.com/jasonpaulhayes jasonpaulhayes

    The Great White Ninja!

  • jasonpaulhayes

    The Great White Ninja!

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