Chapel Hill News

March 24, 2014

Mock car crash teaches students sobering lesson

CARRBORO Over 500 CHS juniors and seniors watched as real local first responders (fire, PD and EMS) attend victims of a mock head-on collision Friday at Carrboro High School to illustrate the dangers of impaired and distracted driving.For realism, a Carrboro firefighter stood by with a water hose as fellow Carrboro firefighters worked to extricate Carrboro High student volunteers acting the part of car crash victims on the CHS football field. The Tarheel One rescue helocopter and crew lift off in background with a simulated patient.

CARRBORO Over 500 CHS juniors and seniors watched as real local first responders (fire, PD and EMS) attend victims of a mock head-on collision Friday at Carrboro High School to illustrate the dangers of impaired and distracted driving.For realism, a Carrboro firefighter stood by with a water hose as fellow Carrboro firefighters worked to extricate Carrboro High student volunteers acting the part of car crash victims on the CHS football field. The Tarheel One rescue helocopter and crew lift off in background with a simulated patient.

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