Samuel Johnson has opened up about his “near-death” experience after being hit by a car back in June.

The 43-year-old opened up about the terrifying accident in an interview with The Project.

“I pulled into a slip road and went and had a wee and woke up a couple of weeks later,” he shared.

“I wasn’t expected to survive. I nearly died. My face was really a mess, basically my whole right side was cactus. I inhaled glass.”

“I got hit between 40 and 50km/h by a small white vehicle. I broke my skull, I fractured my upper neck, and luckily my face bore the brunt of the impact, so my face saved my brain from a lot of the damage,” he added.

“Basically I got hit fairly badly and by the time they got me to hospital, they rushed me into ICU, I tanked, and I had two loved ones with me, I was told later, that were put into the death room – the one with the fridge and the couch where you are private and you are able to be told the bad news.”

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10 days later, Samuel woke up with no memory of what happened, speaking in a Russian accent.

“It was weird waking up. I woke up and I was really way more famous than I ever remembered being.

“[I thought] photographers were trying to get at me while I was inside and I wasn’t in a hospital – I was either in a mental home or my drink had been spiked.

“Maybe I was kidnapped, maybe I was clinically insane. So, I thought all kinds of things. I was Russian for a while, I spoke with a heavy Russian accent in three-word sentences for a couple of days, and then I was a Japanese 11-year-old girl.

“Basically happens when your brain gets wobbled is you go loopy,” he explained.

Watch Samuel’s full interview above.

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