Shattered dreams, lessons learned

by | May 23, 2019 | Latest

The Shattered Dreams reenactment was held Thursday, May 16 to educate students on the risks of drinking and driving and distracted driving. Princeton emergency services were heavily involved in the mock car accident as was PHI air medical helicopter, Lowry Crossing and Branch Volunteer Fire Departments. (Photos by Wyndi Veigel/The Princeton Herald)

Editor’s note: This story and photos are about the Shattered Dreams reenactment at PHS. No one was injured or killed.

“Princeton Fire, please be enroute to a major two-car collision at Princeton High School. Be advised: major damage is reported to both vehicles with multiple patients.”

Though in the case of the Shattered Dreams reenactment accident held Thursday, May 16, the call was in regard to a mock accident, local emergency services are all too familiar with responding to area wrecks.

Shattered Dreams, which was held in conjunction with several different emergency services agencies, was held at Princeton High School for juniors and seniors in order to show them what can happen if they make poor choices while driving. Though the emphasis was placed on not drinking and driving, texting and distracted driving were also discussed.

By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]

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