A nurse managed to crawl out of the lethal pile-up involving 100 automobiles in Texas Thursday — after which went straight to work.
Rebecca Benson was grateful to have gotten out unscathed from the huge crash, which left six folks useless and injured dozens extra in Fort Value.
“I’m unbelievably blessed,” she informed ABC13.
Benson had been on her technique to work round 6:30 a.m. when she stated her automotive started to slip on icy Interstate 35.
“I’m attempting to not spin out and to determine if I can cease. I imply, my foot was as near going via the floorboard because it presumably may very well be,” she recalled.
“And I spotted that there’s no stopping.”
She then crashed right into a Coca-Cola semi and a automotive hauler semi that had created a kind of triangle on the freeway.
“I wished the automotive there and prayed to God that I might be okay and that’s after I hit them,” Benson stated.
Benson stated she was shaking in her automobile each time different vehicles and semis slammed onto the pile.
“I appeared in my rearview mirror and might see all of those vehicles heading in direction of me,” she stated.
“That was the scariest half, figuring out that I survived this half however now the possibilities of me getting utterly smashed by all of the vehicles and semis behind me.”
The scene was “like a zombie film,” Benson stated.
Benson was later helped out of the again of her pinned automotive by one other motorist.
As soon as she was freed, she known as up a colleague who occurred to be close by and was capable of get a trip to the hospital the place she works.
She was solely checked out by medical doctors herself later, on the urging of her husband, and stated she was left with neck and shoulder ache and a left elbow “bruised to the excessive heavens.”