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Guardians of the Glades’ Dusty Crum nearly lost his leg in a horrific accident

Dusty Crum’s leg was crushed in the accident (Image: Discovery)

Dusty Crum, one of the stars of Guardians of the Glades, was involved in a serious car accident that nearly lost his leg.

The 41-year-old snake hunter, who stars on the show Discovery, was a passenger in the truck that crashed last month, leaving him with serious injuries.

I said TMZ that he was in the passenger seat of the truck when a tire exploded on a Florida highway, causing the driver to lose control.

The lorry ‘cut off the fish’s tail’ before flipping three times, with Dusty claiming his window was broken when the van flipped and his leg was thrown out of it, crushed by the weight of the vehicle.

He said he tried to pull his leg back inside as the truck continued to roll, but suffered serious injuries to his right shin and knee.

Dusty was taken to the hospital where doctors fortunately saved his leg after five different surgeries.

Wildman is lucky to be alive (Image: Discovery)

The python hunter, known as The Wildman, feared he would die after the accident, but used his quick wits to create a tourniquet from his shirt to stop the bleeding while he We wait for the medical staff on the side of the road.

He has been in the hospital for nearly four weeks after the surgery and hopes to move to a rehabilitation facility over the next few days to continue his recovery.

His friends started a GoFundMe to raise money for his medical bills as the TV star has no health insurance and hospital treatment can cost tens of thousands of dollars in the US, as well as asking fans to consider buy Christmas gifts from his online store.

Dusty sells products made from pythons he catches, which he doesn’t like putting down but is essential to preventing them from wreaking havoc on the fragile ecosystem of the Florida Everglades.

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