“Getting your license should
be a ticket to freedom....”
license should be a ticket to freedom....”I walked onto
the road and I remember looking up and down it and I
didn’t know which way to start walking. I couldn’t
remember which way we’d come. I looked up at the sky and
it was a full moon and I remember thinking that I was
dead.” Crystal Egan – Car crash survivor.
“I got down under the undergrowth and I felt for a
pulse, because the body was motionless. But I was pretty
sure I wouldn’t find much…” Owen Smith – First to the scene.
8:30pm on August 13th 2003. One car travels down a
lonely road, full of four teenagers and bustling music.
Coming over a hill at 165 kilometres an hour the car
lifts off into the air. When it lands it collides with a
thick gum tree and is ripped in half. Only the front
seat passengers survive. This is the real life recount
of a young woman who lives every day in the aftermath of
that night, and the split second that chose her life