Parents release poignant message from texting tragedy
He was responding to a friend’s message and had typed: “Sounds good my man, seeya soon, ill tw” before he crashed.
Heit’s mother Sharon released a statement via the police, which was published in the Greeley Tribune.
“Please, vow to never, NEVER text and drive. In a split second you could ruin your whole future, injure or kill others, and tear a hole in the heart of everyone who loves you.”
The number of people you spot behind the wheel texting or otherwise fiddling with their mobiles is staggering; the phrase ‘an accident waiting to happen’ has never been more apt.
Of course, texting isn’t the only incredibly dangerous thing that people get up to whilst driving – as I blogged about previously.
When you see the truly tragic results that can ensue, is sending that text really that urgent?