Sport Staff
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24 Mar 2017
2:25 pm

WATCH: Battered Joel Stransky relives his Epic accident

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The former Bok flyhalf and SuperSport commentator says he was 'out cold' for several minutes before being rushed to hospital.

Joel Stransky will undergo plastic surgery this weekend after his accident. Photo: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images.

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky has provided details of his horrific accident in the prologue of this year’s Cape Epic.

The SuperSport pundit was rushed to hospital last Sunday after the crash left him with a punctured lung and broken ribs.

Stransky says he’s still in a lot of pain and will undergo plastic surgery this weekend to repair injuries to his face.

Also read: OUCH! Former Bok Joel Stransky suffers horrible fall in Cape Epic

He nonetheless rocked up at Thursday’s fourth stage to support his teammate, former Sharks centre Jeremy Thompson, and received a loud cheer from spectators.

Stransky has competed in eight Epic races.

Watch here how he describes his accident.

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