Staged accident makes big impact
Last updated 4/12/2007 at Noon
An explosion rocked Fallbrook High School at 8:05 a.m. the morning of April 3 and the 1,265 students seated in the football stadium bleachers were jolted to attention.
Within moments of the 184-decibel boom, a string of emergency vehicles – fire engines, paramedic units, Sheriff’s deputies and California Highway Patrol units – screamed in through the stadium gates with sirens blaring. Senior Volunteer patrol members arrived to direct traffic and Trauma Intervention Program volunteers materialized to provide support. They were all responding to a disastrous, deadly alcohol-induced car...