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Car Accident essay


             When one usually steps into a car one takes safety for granted.
             Most people don't even think twice about jumping into a car to go from
             one place to another. Being in a car, whether driving or riding is a daily
             routine for most everyone. So why am I so scared every time I am in
             January 15 was a day I will never forget, a day that changed my
             life. It was a cold, breezy Monday, but a great day, because I was off
             school for Martin Luther King's birthday. I was having a great time at
             a friend's house with other friends, but I had to leave since I had to
             work that afternoon. So my friend Marcus offered to take me home in
             his scooped up Mustang GT. Why not, I thought, it looked like a fun,
             We were heading for the main highway when I noticed how most
             of the snow had melted from the day before. What a relief that was to
             me, since I was a fairly new driver and snow made me nervous. Well
             Marcus enjoyed his fast car and always let it live up to its abilities. All
             I can remember was watching him shift gears to speed up as we were
             getting on to the highway. Then, the steering wheel just started
             spinning and he lost control. What looked like a puddle was a patch of
             ice. It all happened so fast! He drove off the entrance into a big ditch
             as the car flipped over twice. The last thing I remember was the
             feeling of my head hitting the dashboard. I was unconscious when I
             flew with the windshield out of the car about 20 ft. into an
             embankment. Luckily, because of the melting snow, I landed on the
             soft, soggy, grassy area, with the cracked windshield laying near me.
             Amazingly enough, the windshield was still in one piece, but was I? I
             woke up feeling pain all over as the doctors and nurses tried to move
             me around. I will never forget the feeling of my neck in a big plastic
             brace and being tied down to a stiff, hard board. They didnâ
            

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