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Giant Mock Accident with Emergency Helicopters to Take Place at Murfreesboro Area High School this Friday

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Photo of an Air Method Emergency Helicopter at the seen of an accident in Murfreesboro in 2013

A mock traffic accident will occur at Siegel High School this Friday (March 21st). Terry Cunningham with Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services told WGNS the accident will show what could occur if a teen wrecks their car while texting. Emergency crews will work the mock accident for training purposes in March…

 

Again, the mock accident will take place at Siegel High School on Friday (March 21st).

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Bryan Barrett who hosts the Rutherford Issues program M-F at 10am interviewed Mrs. Cunningham about the Yellow DOT Program (17min and 25sec)...

 

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On March 21,2014 Siegel High School’s HOSA club “Be In The Zone-Turn Off Your Phone” (BITZ) program will host a mock crash at Siegel High School, Murfreesboro, Tn. The BITZ program is a yearlong partnership with Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt supported by Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services and The Allstate Foundation. The mock crash event will be staged for the students to see the possible consequences of texting while driving.  

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department School Resource Officers, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department will be participating as first responders. The events start at 12:45 in the school gym.

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