Essay about I Am My First Car Accident

760 Words Sep 24th, 2015 4 Pages
My dad always told me when I was first learning how to drive, that I will get into an accident one day if it is my fault or not. I never believed him, I always thought, “ everyone gets into an accident, what’s the big deal.” I never thought my first car accident would be only two weeks after getting my new car.
I remember the day like it was yesterday. My mother called me and told me to pick my sister up from her job. I had it all panned out, I was going to pick my sister up, drop her off at her apartment, pick up a friend, and go to the football game. It was Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:30pm, the game that I really wanted to watch it was Shoemaker vs Ellison. It was nice and sunny outside, the perfect day to watch football without a jacket. On the way to picking up my sister my plans for the day had changed. I was driving down Stanchuler Loop, and was approaching the intersection between Elms Rd and Stanchuler Loop, about to go through the intersection, I realized that there was a pickup truck about to turn left while I was going through the light at about 40 mph. It happened so fast I wasn’t able to press on my breaks , causing us to crash in the middle of the busy intersection.
My first thoughts going through my head where, “ did this really just happen,” and “how did they not see my bright blue car coming,” and “ how am I going to call my mom and tell her what just happened.” After we both checked to see if each other were safe, I called my mom to tell her what just…

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