Recently, I was in the unfortunate situation of being in a 7 car accident on the freeway on my way to work. There was nothing crazy about that particular day of travel. There was a little bit more traffic than usual since I travel to work before rush hour. As brake lights started to pile up ahead, I had no problem stopping in time for the vehicle ahead of me in the left lane. But, that’s when I heard tires screeching behind me.
Before I knew it, I felt a hard slam and my car was lurching forward into the car in front of me. I was forced so hard forward that I flew sideways and was hit again. As I watched the ripple of cars in front of me hit cars in front of them, I realized I was holding my breath.Continue Reading