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Family of the Mexican vacation goes wrong when a father loses two fingers in the jungle UTV crash

A father, UTV has crashed on a jungle excursion in Mexico, which he loses two fingers.

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A family of the Mexican holiday went horribly wrong when the father of the UTV flipped on a guided outdoor adventure and he lost two fingers.

Adam Szubanski was staying at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya with his wife and three teenage sons when he decided to take his children on a jungle excursion offered by the hotel, SWNS reported. The father booked the trip for himself, his sons, and his best friend, Brett Silver, which were all in Mexico for the Silver wedding.

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On the day of the trip, Szubanski claimed that he was worried about the condition of the paths, as a result of the recent heavy rainfall, but the hotel rep reportedly said that it is the “best time to go.”

Szubanski, who is British, said he was following the foot and drive about 20 mph when something went horribly wrong. “The roads were washed out and there were rocks everywhere,” he told SWNS. “We only had to drive for about 10 minutes then we went over a hill and I hit something.”

That is when the UTV turned over and let him fly. “I lay with my arm out of the buggy my little finger hung off. I yelled to Brett, ” My finger is gone! My finger is gone!’ Everything I had in my head was my children and that I had to keep going for them. She looked so afraid. All I could think was: I’m glad it’s not me.”

Adam Szubanski was staying at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya with his wife and three teenage sons when he decided to take his children on a jungle excursion offered by the hotel.

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It was not until the father was rushed to the nearby hospital, that he realized that he had lost more than his little finger. “I saw that my wedding ring finger was gone. In all the shock somehow I hadn’t noticed. My other finger was still in the jungle.”

Szubanski said that he had to wait six hours for the hospital would work on him because they confirm his insurance. When they began surgery, Szubanski said that he was awake and without painkillers. “There were no anesthetics, because they each time from two hours to three days to arrive in the hospital. So I was awake when they cut my little finger off. It was pure agony,” he told SWNS.

“They were not able to reattach it because six hours was too long to wait and they never took my wedding ring finger. I took the small finger at home, with me, I still have it in the fridge.”

After the surgery, Szubanski was told that his insurance would not cover the procedure, so his family and friends chipped in to cover the bill. A spokesman from the insurance company, AXA, told SWNS that the handling of the Polaris Racer and UTV is considered a “dangerous activity,” which isn’t covered.

“We strive to keep all claims in a quick and sensitive manner, and we must say the Lord Szubanski previously that his claim would be rejected — we have him £200 compensation for this delay,” the spokesman said.

Szubanski said the loss of his fingers has “ruined” his life if he is not able to perform his job and can no longer participate in many of the activities that he loves.

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“It is standard practice for hospitals to treat patients in a timely manner, regardless of the insurance and we were surprised and disappointed that this is not the case,” the spokesperson added.

“But that was the extent of the injury to the Lord Szubanski’s hand, that immediate treatment would not have resulted in his fingers being saved.”

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Szubanski said the loss of his fingers has “ruined” his life if he is not able to perform his job and can no longer participate in many of the activities that he loves.

“I was working for two months. I can’t lift it, so my company has me do paperwork,” he told SWNS. “I trained four times a week and loved martial arts and boxing. I can’t of it now.”

A spokesman for the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

Michelle Gant is a writer and editor for Fox News Lifestyle.

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