Uncle James Bell stated: “I ran back and saw the fishing rod. It had been a surprise however i worked by using it.
He was airlifted to hospital still impaled through the spike, where he went through a four-and-a-30 minutes operation.
Mr Bradshaw has become planning for a fund-raising cycle ride in help of the environment ambulance.
I had been going round a bend in a reasonable speed when, for whatever reason, the brake lights continued.
Paul Bradshaw, 55, careered right into a ditch in which the metal fishing rod speared his neck and mouth – incredibly just missing his airway, arterial blood vessels and spinal-cord.