“Yesterday I had a car accident on my way home with Emma,”Lisa Trowbridge’s March, 2009 email to her friends began with this startling news. “This is hard to write,”she went on, “yet the message is important.” So important that she wanted everyone to share it.
As Lisa explained, she and her four-year-old daughter, Emma, were riding along in Bastrop, Texas (near Austin) and had just approached the narrow, winding road leading to their house. “There were large drainage pipes that backed up against this road,” Lisa explained, “and the edge of my tire must have clipped one of them.” At this point, the airbag went off, and through her peripheral vision, Lisa saw flames shooting up the window on the driver’s side. Something under the car must have ignited.
“Emma, are you all right?” Lisa asked. She opened her door, realizing that the flames were all the way down the side of the car. Instead of panicking, she opened the back door, stepped through the flames and reached in for Emma.
“As I unhooked her seat belt and started pulling her out, she got her arm caught in the strap,” Lisa continued. “Things went into slow motion during this time, …… Read the rest of the story here …..
Love and Blessings,