He says that he was always concious, but couldn't breath for a minute. He feared that he was going to die, he mentions that he saw Lamprecht's crash about a week before it happened.Gazzetta Interview: Pozzovivo: "I saw death in the face. I was reborn like this ..."
[paywall]Il lucano inizia una nuova avventura con la sudafricana Ntt dopo l’incidente di agosto: "Per smontare il ‘castello’ di viti e placche che ho ci vorranno 2 anni"www.gazzetta.it
you don't need to translate the Italiano to appreciate those stitches!