The program “Evry 15 Minutes” is designed to create awareness among teens that think they are not invincible.
The simulation brought in first responders from several local agencies.
A few students participated as well, putting on full makeup to make it that much more realistic.
“I was really interested in doing this and I thought it would be a great opportunity to be a part of something that’s gonna make an impact,” said Crater High student and participant, Bobby Bowler.
Organizers say the cars that were used had previously been totaled in distracted and drunk driving crashes.
NBC5 News reporter Mariah Mills is a Medford native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism. She also minored in sociology.
In school, she covered Oregon athletics for the student-run television station, Duck TV. When she’s not reporting, she’s reading, hiking and rooting for her favorite teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Oregon Ducks.