This Is Rutherford
Event Recap: RHS Seniors Reminded About Driving Safety
By Brian Ersalesi
On Thursday, May 30th , the day before the Senior Prom, the seniors witness a deadly accident re-enactment to bring home the potential consequences of distracted driving. Nick’s Towing provided two wrecked cars and set them up as if the accident had just happened. Student actors from the senior class played the parts of the victims and the witnesses. The Rutherford Police Department, the Rutherford Fire Department, and the Rutherford First Aid Ambulance Corps all responded as if the incident was real. The afternoon was led by School Resource Officer Detective Al Anderson who coordinated the event and provided a detailed debriefing to the students afterwards in the auditorium. RHS thanks Nick’s Towing and all of our first responders for allowing our students to see, first-hand, the tragedy that can happen behind the wheel.