Harrison Township to hold mock crash at Northridge High School early next month

HARRISON TWP. — A mock crash will be held at a high school in Harrison Township early next month.

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It will be held at Northridge High School at the 2000 block of Timber Lane on May 5 at 9:00 a.m., according to a Harrison Township spokesperson.

Northridge High students will participate in a mock crash with the Harrison Township Fire Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Northridge Local Schools and Busy Bee Towing to raise awareness of the dangers and consequences of unsafe driving with prom and graduation season approaching.

The mock crash will be held in the high school parking lot behind the school and the township wants the community to note that will be a demonstration and training event, not a real emergency, the spokesperson said.

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The sheriff’s office will respond to a crash of an intoxicated teen driver and deputies will perform a field sobriety test and detain the teen driver.

Harrison Township firefighters will also perform an extrication and remove all victims and EMTS will perform initial assessment and treatment of the patients creating an opportunity for students to see local first responders.

Other area high schools that are scheduled to host similar mock crash events include:

  • April 24- Ansonia High School- 9:30 a.m.
  • April 25- Bradford High School- 1:30 p.m.
  • April 26- Xenia High School- 8:55 a.m.
  • May 2- Greenview High School- 9 a.m.
  • May 3- Greenon High School- 10 a.m.
  • May 4- Piqua High School- 9:30 a.m.
  • May 4- Minster High School- 1 p.m.

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