“I only looked down [at my phone] for a minute,” said the driver, a student at Allen Park High School. “It looks like we have three fatalities,” a police officer exclaimed.

Fortunately, this was a demonstration of an all-too familiar scene. One in which a driver's eyes leave the road for just a moment to read or send a text message, causing an accident that claims the lives of innocent people.

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), teachers and first response personnel created a dramatic, and highly realistic scene to show over 1,000 students just how dangers texting and driving is.

Detroit's WXYZ has more in the video below.

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