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On Thursday morning I was supposed to act as a person who was involved in a distracted driving accident and once the paramedics arrived on the scene, they had to cut me out of the car because I was in critical condition. They called a helicopter to come get me and take me to the hospital.

In the car the paramedics came up to me and checked my pulse and told me that they were there to help me. A man put a brace around my neck and told me that the man who was going to cut the door off of the car had never cut a person out of a car before. He made me move my legs so that he did not cut my legs off.

Once they got me on a stretcher they carried me over towards the helicopter and they put me on a stretcher with wheels. The ladies told me their names and put a heart monitor on me and put a pulse meter on my finger and arm. I was finally transferred into the helicopter and they closed the doors and did many procedures on me to make sure they could keep me alive as this was also a practice run for them to make sure they could still perform all of the procedures correctly.

When we were in the air, the paramedics would occasionally put their fingers on my neck to make sure my pulse was still beating and they continued to check the machines to monitor my heart and my blood level to make sure I was alive. They also told me that they were not going to do some things to me because I was not actually dying, but they showed me what they would do to a patient that was seriously injured. This experience shocked me and I now hope that I will never have to get transported by a helicopter from an accident because it is very intense.

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