Did you ever try to find out who the person in the other car was?
Did you try to reach out to his family? It may not be easy but I think it would help with your grief.
I am wondering if, perhaps, the man tried to commit suicide. Why else would someone stop on a dangerous road, in the dark, without any lights?
I love living in the Bay Area. For one thing, the environment here is beautiful. For another, the culture is progressive. San Francisco was voted the greenest city in America. Therefore, it makes me especially sad to see the incredible amount of trash piling up on our highways.
I SO understand this! I have just had a VeRy similar experience in the San Francisco Bay Area. I’ve lived there for the past five years. Although I LOVED the city, environmentally — the racial venom was just too thick and deep for me to stand for another day. As Ruby Dee so aptly put it, one must ‘drink it from the atmosphere.’ I’d had enough and was…
Thank you for this beautiful account of your traumatic experience.
I came across an accident scene recently in Senegal. A young girl, maybe ten, was lying in the middle of the road. There was no blood. Her eyes were closed. She looked peaceful, as if she was asleep. Only the position of her limbs didn’t seem natural. And the…