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Farmer crawls 700 m with broken leg

A farmer, who broke his leg while attending to his sheep on Snaefellsnes, west Iceland, on Friday, managed to crawl 700 m to his car and then drive to his farm where he called an ambulance.

Magnús Jóhannesson, who is almost 60, of the farm Ytra-Leiti on Skógarströnd, was looking for his sheep in a mountain slope when he slipped on ice and fell down the slope, breaking his leg on the way down. Fréttabladid reports.

Jóhannesson was transported to the hospital in Stykkishólmur. His thighbone was broken in two places and doctors estimated that he’ll need two or three months to recover.

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