Undesirable Ride to the Hospital

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My mind was spinning. What had just happened? Off in the distance, on the treacherous road, I could see cars and trucks driving by completely unaware of what had happened or how I was feeling. I tried to yell but there was no reply. All I could do was wait for help or wait to die.
After repeated presses of the snooze button on my alarm clock, I sluggishly crawled out of bed and into the shower. Here was the start of another ordinary morning, or so I thought. I finished my shower, argued with my brother about stuff we had to do later that day. This all seemed to take a little longer than usual this morning. So there was no surprise that we were running a little late. We finally got into my trusty old bronco and headed off to school. Between our conversation and the blaring radio, it was just another typical ride to school with my brother Bryan. And of course, because of our leaving unusually late, my brother was driving faster than usual and as well disregarding the speed limit.
As we traveled down the first road to our eventual destination, the conditions were ideal for something bad to happen. This road was approximately 3 miles long; there were no stop lights, with a speed limit of 45, the road just felt very isolated with not a lot of cars around. So we figured it was okay to just go right ahead and keep on driving instead of us being really late for school. Just as we thought we were not arriving to school late, but most importantly safe and sound disaster decides to happen.
I lean forward in my seat as I change the radio station which was making me become really irritated with the endless commercials. I continue texting as I reply to a humorous message Jessica had just sent me. "What the hell?" I hear my brother Bryan mutters as he spots a large van coming towards us speeding thirty miles per hour over the speed limit. The driver is clearly drunk as he is…...

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