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SHS students see firsthand the effects of drinking and driving

A mock motor vehicle crash was held at Salisbury High School May 12, coordinated by the STARS club (Students Taking Active Roles), one day before the prom. The entire student body gathered at the front of the school to watch the effects of drinking and driving. LEFT: Junior firefighters work to stabilize a car during the mock motor vehicle crash at Salisbury High School May 12. Additional photos appear on Page A2. PRESS PHOTO BY SARAH TAKACS
Firefighters from both Eastern Salisbury Fire Department and Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company cut a victim out of the car following the accident. This showed the seriousness of driving under the influence.
PRESS PHOTOS BY SARAH TAKACS Crews load the MedEvac helicopter with the victim from the mock motor vehicle crash at Salisbury High School.
Crews on the scene assist the Lehigh County Coroner's Office in demonstrating what it's like to transport a fatal victim from the scene.
A huge thank you is given to everyone who assisted in the mock crash at Salisbury High School including crews from Eastern Salisbury Fire Department, Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company, Salisbury Township Police Department, Salisbury Township Public Safety, St. Luke's EMS, LVHN MedEvac, Lehigh County 911 Center, Knopp Funeral Home, Lehigh County Coroner's Office and Motors Plus Towing for helping to make this event a success.