My Seminal Moments
Seminal Moment #1
A car accident of mine
I had a really terrible memory when I was young, which was about a car accident. In the summer of 1995, I was 7 years old at that time,I was playing with my friends in the garden which was near my house. Suddenly, a friend of mine started fighting with a big guy. I didn’t know what happen, I was too young and so scared, the only thing I thought was to find his parents to go for help. So a girl and I decided to run to his home. The little girl was in front of me when we were crossing the road, and we didn’t realize a car was coming. The driver saw the girl first, so he turned right to avoid hitting her, but he didn’t know that there was another child coming out.
When the car was hitting me, I didn’t feel any pain; I was so scared so that I even couldn’t think about anything. I closed my eyes and waited for what will happen then. Fortunately, when the driver saw the girl cross the road, he immediately slowed down the speed. So the car could stop quickly just by my side when I fell down. Then the driver came out of the car and checked my situation. I was bleeding and lying on the ground under the car just beside the wheels. He helped me get out of it and checked where I got hurt on my body. At that time, I just found I couldn’t stand up, and I knew there is something wrong with my right leg. Then my grandma heard the news came to here, she was so angry and yelling to the driver,“What’s wrong with you? How u could hit my child?”The driver was so scared too, he apologized, “I am so sorry about it, but I think the most important thing is to send the girl to the hospital immediately”. So we went to nearest hospital.
When we was arriving the hospital, they send me to the emergency room. The doctor found that all my blood was because of the bruises, and my right leg was not broken, so it was not such terrible situation. My grandma and the driver both felt a little relaxed. But at...
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