Cass County students putting on a mock DUI accident

ATLANTA, Texas — Students from Atlanta, Linden-Kildare, Queen City, Bloomburg and McLeod will view a mock accident scene where drinking and driving have fatal consequences, complete with emergency responders, ambulances and Life Net helicopter services, according to a press release from the Texas Department of Transportation.

The event will be held Wednesday, April 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Atlanta High School football stadium in the visitor parking area.

The students will then view a video of actions leading up to the wreck and the serious legal results following the event.

Students will also be able to participate in several activities such as field sobriety tests, drunk driving course, rollover convincer, distracting driving demonstration, CPR instruction, electrical safety and also pick up information from various sponsored booths at the event.

Special guest speaker for the event is Sean Carter, who will talk about having to deal with severe brain trauma caused from a drinking and driving crash.