The road in front of my school is a narrow one. It is also very busy. Every
afternoon when school is dismissed the road becomes almost impassable as
children, bicycles, cars and buses jostle
and struggle to use it. Sometimes a policeman is there to help things out, but
generally chaos reigns and we have to be careful not to get involved in an
A few accidents had already occurred. I was a witness to one.
If happened just after school. As usual the road was an utter mad house.
Children were running across the road to get to their cars and buses. Cars and
buses honked angrily at them.
Just then I saw a young boy make a dash across the road. There was a loud
blare of horn, a squeal of brakes and I saw a car knock into the boy. He fell as
though his feet were swept from under him.
Fortunately the car was not moving very fast and the driver managed to stop
the car before a wheel could run over the fallen boy.
All traffic stopped. I ran over to the boy and saw blood on the road. He was
bleeding from a cut on his head. A man came and examined the boy. Then he lifted
the boy and carried him to a car. They sped off, presumably to the hospital.
Many people surrounded the driver who looked dazed
and bewildered. A policeman came to calm
As there was nothing I could do, I turned and walked down the road carefully.
It was terrible to witness an accident. I certainly would not like to be
involved in one.