The effects of a fatal accident
A tragic fatal accident happened when parents and their son were out cycling. The men were on the grass verge fixing the son’s bicycle and Mum was sitting on her bike at the side of the road. It was a normal width road, and she was inside the white line at the edge of the road. A van coming from behind simply veered to the left side of the road, knocking Mum and her bike up in the air, and sadly she was killed.
Both father and son suffered post traumatic stress disorder. This is a condition above and beyond the upset which is expected after a death. It affects those at the scene who witness the accident and its consequences. Continue reading “Fatal accident – family effect”