Conant’s mock DWI accident shows dangers of drunk/distracted driving

  • Kaylah Hansen, a Jaffrey 11th grader, pretends to lay lifeless in the Conant High School parking lot on Wednesday. Hansen was “ejected” from a vehicle after being involved in a mock DWI accident.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Project Crash gave students and members of the public a simulated view of the negatives of drunk and distracted driving during a mock DWI crash on Wednesday, May 9 in the Conant High School parking lot. See more on Page 4. Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Conant High School students Tess Wolterbeek, left, and Hannah Lambert run to the aid of their friend during a simulated DWI crash.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Jaffrey Police Lt. Todd Muilenberg arrives on scene for the mock DWI crash. Jaffrey and Rindge’s police and fire departments, Jaffrey-Memorial Ambulance, and other community organizations were involved in making the mock accident take place.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Conant High School students Tess Wolterbeek, left, and Hannah Lambert run to the aid of their friend during a simulated DWI crash.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Conant High School students and community members were given a look into the dangers of distracted and drunk driving on Wednesday, when a mock DWI crash took place in the school’s parking lot.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Jaffrey Police Lt. Todd Muilenberg checks in on a Conant High School student during a simulated DWI crash. Emergency responders each played a part in making it look as if the crash actually happened.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Project Crash gave students and members of the public a simulated view of the negatives of drunk and distracted driving during a mock DWI crash on Wedensday, May 9 in the Conant High School parking lot. (Nicholas Handy / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript) Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Conant High School student Hannah Lambert submits to field sobriety tests during a mock DWI crash. Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • First responders act their way through a mock DWI crash on Wednesday in the Conant High School parking lot. Police, fire, and ambulance personnel all played a role in the simulation.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Conant High School student Hannah Lambert is arrested after causing a mock accident on Wednesday. Conant students and emergency responders acted out a simulated crash to show the community the dangers of drunk and distracted driving.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • First responders work to extricate high school student Stephen Turilli from a vehicle during a mock DWI accident.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Conant High School sophomore Tess Wolterbeek becomes emotional when talking to police during a simulated car crash in the school parking lot.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Jaffrey Police Lt. Todd Muilenberg ropes off the mock accident area. Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • First responders act their way through a mock DWI crash on Wednesday in the Conant High School parking lot. Police, fire, and ambulance personnel all played a role in the simulation.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • First responders act their way through a mock DWI crash on Wednesday in the Conant High School parking lot. Police, fire, and ambulance personnel all played a role in the simulation.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • A Cournoyer Funeral Home Hearse shows up to pick up a dead body during a mock accident at Conant High School on Wednesday.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Conant High School student Hannah Lambert talks with Jaffrey police officer Amanda Swanson during a mock accident on Wednesday. Lambert played the part of an intoxicated driver in the mock accident.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

  • Conant High School student Stephen Turilli shows off his “broken femur” prior to the mock DWI accident on Wednesday.  Staff photo by Nicholas Handy

Published: 5/10/2018 10:35:42 AM

Conant High School students and community members were given a glimpse into the real life dangers of distracted and drunk driving on Wednesday.

Students and area first responders simulated a DWI accident in the Conant High School parking lot on Wednesday morning. 

“This was not meant as a joke… we’re trying to save lives out there,” said Jaffrey Police Lt. Todd Muilenberg, during a debriefing session after the mock accident. 


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