My best friend, Landon, was in the passenger seat of the car where they had been hit the hardest. That whole side of the truck and a lot of the front was completely smashed in. At the scene of the wreck she looked at her mom and reminded her, “Everything is going to be fine.” She was then airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Hospital. On the flight to the hospital was when she lost consciousness. Landon suffered from many broken bones which can put a lot of stress on your body.
On the other side, the defense attorney must prove that the incident was a terrible accident and there was no intent to kill. On August 2, 2009, CBS’s 60 Minutes aired a segment “Is It Murder.” 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon reported on a DUI homicide case involving the deaths of two people. 7-year-old Kate Marie Flynn and limousine driver Stanley Rabinowitz killed in a head-on automobile collision. The drunk driver, Martin Heidgen a 24-year old insurance agent caused the accident while suffering only minor injuries. Heidgen’s blood alcohol content was over three times the legal limit.
(Mrs.) Mr. Widders ran for help and doctors came. Mary was taken to the hospital and A.C. was brought home. Mary died in the hospital at 3pm, from her injuries, on the same day. Later investigations of the crash showed that the road had a soft shoulder, which caused the wheels on the car to slip off the road.
Matthew Shepard died October 12, 1998 at 12:53 a.m. after spending five days in a comma due to massive injuries and head trauma. The evidences Chasity Vera Pasley (20) and Krista Lean Price (18), the suspect’s girlfriends, hid the bloody shoes of Henderson and provided the suspects with alibis. Shepard’s shoes, coat and credit card were found in McKinney’s pick-up truck; his wallet was found in McKinney’s home. A .357 Magnum was also found in McKinney’s home. The trial of the case : “Gay panic” defence Aaron McKinney alleged that Shepard had made a pass at him was sufficient grounds to justify joining with friend Russell Henderson in savagely beating Shepard, clubbing him with a handgun, lashing him to a wooden fence and leaving him to die.
Selena ran towards the lobby to get help. She collapsed on the floor as the clerk called 911. Before collapsing to the floor, Selena named Saldívar as the shooter and gave the room number where she had been shot. After an ambulance and the police arrived on the scene, Selena was transported to a local hospital. She died there from loss of blood at 1:05 p.m., two weeks before her 24th birthday.
He was crushed when the car flipped several times -- literally -- and is now paralyzed from the waist down. Jake Tolias, who was sitting behind Thomas, was the only passenger with his seat belt on. As the car flipped, he was slammed into the door and knocked unconscious, while glass slashed his forehead and skull. “In a way, I think I got lucky,” says Jake.” I’m glad I blacked out because remembering every second and every noise would have been too much.” After the accident Jake would lie in bed and attempt to sleep. His eyelids would finally close but his mind would start turning.
Due to severe head trauma, Jason’s friend died three days later. The driver of the other car wasn’t as fortunate. As Jason crossed the center line into oncoming traffic, he collided with the vehicle of a computer analyst who lived and worked in the area. One fourth of the analyst’s car was compacted into the
In the articles we read, the authors created a fundamental value specific to their culture by using examples of the effects they had with different members of their family. In Lee’s “Mute in an English-Only World,” it shows his level of maturity due to his mother’s influence on him an her respect in the culture. In "Mother Tongue," Tan explains how her mother changed her writing by changing her way of receiving the language. Lee and Tan, both of immigrant backgrounds, use their memories of deceased mothers to build credibility in their respective articles. Both of these writers were molded by their mothers.
If you really want to stop kids from getting into gangs, the parents just have to support their children and spend time with them to see how they’re doing. If children know they have someone who is going to support them and who cares for them, they may not have to go to the streets and rely on them to survive just to live another day. Like the saying “Every man has good woman behind them” if every kid had good family supporting them everyone’s lives would be much easier. As adults we should understand as we get older there are more responsibilities and things for us to do, but that doesn’t mean that parents don’t support us any more because we’re kids and we are still learning to become adults. (McHugh pg 166) Until we get to the age of not being treated like a child, we won’t need their guidance to make sure that we stay on the right path and are being the best people we can be.