Narrative Essay On A Car Accident

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Have you ever been in a car accident? Let me tell you, every accident is different. No-body knows how an accident will happen or the outcome of an accident. All accidents are defined by the severity. All accidents impact a person. Nobody understands an impact of an accident on a person until it happens to them.
I remember the first time I got in a car accident. I was as scared as a little kid when it happened. I was only a sophomore. I had just got my license two months before my accident. People always joked about me getting in car accidents because everyone thought I was a bad driver. However, this car accident was not my fault. I did not hit anyone. I was not hit with air bags, thankfully. I was not sure if I hit my head or not. I was confused
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And Where are you?”
Looking in my rearview mirror, I saw a car coming up behind me fast. Being jolted forward and backwards so hard that my seat flew backwards. Screaming and crying, I did not know what to do. Accidents happen all the time, but you don’t really understand the impact of an accident till they happen to you. Getting out of the car, really dizzy, I was trying to make sure the other person was okay. He came running out of his car and said “are you okay? I’m so sorry!” Trying to walk myself towards him without crying, I responded with “yeah I’m fine.”
But do you really want to know how I felt right at that moment? Because, honestly, I do not know what I was feeling. I was in so much shock and so shaken up that I didn’t know what to think. I could not stop crying. I could not stop shaking. I do not know if I was shaking because I was so scared or if it was because I was cold. Thinking back, I realize, how minor my accident was compared to other people who have accidents. I realized, that some time in my life I would have gone through a car accident, I was just thankful I was not
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Nathan Ludwig says a vehicle heading southbound was rear-ended and pushed into the northbound lane. The vehicle was then struck by an oncoming semi. The driver of the car was killed. The semi driver and the driver of the car that rear-ended the victim’s vehicle received minor injuries.” Due to the fact the man was hit into oncoming traffic, he had died, whereas my car accident just left me with whiplash. Every impact of a car accident is different. The man who was killed didn’t have time to react to this accident, whereas I did have time to react. The man did not get a chance to even see this coming, where as I looked in my mirror and saw it

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