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Mock crash offers sobering view of DWI aftermath

Filed in BCHS by on April 24, 2018

On Tuesday, April 24, members of the BC chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) joined forces with the Bethlehem Police Department and other community first responders to stage a “mock crash” at the high school. The “mock crash” was attended by students 9-12 and was intended to be a reminder of the importance of safe and sober driving. The event took place outside of the high school cafeteria.

View photos of the Mock Crash Event on the District Facebook page.

Several students served as actors who were made up to look like accident victims. The “victims” were treated at the scene by medical personnel. Ambulances, police, fire department personnel and a coroner were on hand to “treat” victims who had sustained varying degrees of injuries as part of the simulated crash. There was also a staged arrest of a “drunk driver” by police.

News media from WTEN and WRGB were on hand to cover the high school safety event. SADD members Isabella Grimaldi and McKenzie Albrecht spoke on behalf of the school club. You can tune in this evening to see what these two student leaders had to say.

Thank you to all of our SADD members for their participation and to the many school and community volunteers for their efforts to promote student safety in advance of prom and graduation events.