Personnel from the Rock Hill Fire Department, Piedmont EMS, Carolinas Medical Center, Rock Hill Police and the York County Coroner’s Office participated a mock accident on the Applied Technology Center campus in Rock Hill in 2016. As part of National HOSA-Future Health Professions Week, the drill was staged to introduce students to the seriousness of distracted and drunken-driving accidents in York County. Students also had an opportunity to talk with emergency personnel to learn more about their jobs and training.
Personnel from the Rock Hill Fire Department, Piedmont EMS, Carolinas Medical Center, Rock Hill Police and the York County Coroner’s Office participated a mock accident on the Applied Technology Center campus in Rock Hill in 2016. As part of National HOSA-Future Health Professions Week, the drill was staged to introduce students to the seriousness of distracted and drunken-driving accidents in York County. Students also had an opportunity to talk with emergency personnel to learn more about their jobs and training. File photo
Personnel from the Rock Hill Fire Department, Piedmont EMS, Carolinas Medical Center, Rock Hill Police and the York County Coroner’s Office participated a mock accident on the Applied Technology Center campus in Rock Hill in 2016. As part of National HOSA-Future Health Professions Week, the drill was staged to introduce students to the seriousness of distracted and drunken-driving accidents in York County. Students also had an opportunity to talk with emergency personnel to learn more about their jobs and training. File photo

Avery G. Wilks is The State’s senior S.C. State House and politics reporter. He occasionally fills in as an editor of The State’s award-winning State House team. He grew up in Chester, S.C., and graduated from the University of South Carolina’s top-ranked Honors College in 2015.