I looked in the rear-view mirror and saw a Semi-truck barreling down on us…no more than 30 feet from us. I knew it was going to be bad.
And a second later, I was looking all around trying to survey what just happened. I was still in control of the car, still going straight forward. I looked back in the rearview mirror and my 4-year old son was still sitting in the third row – just stunned – seemingly not in pain. The two younger girls in the second row had awoken from their naps and were crying. I remember yelling frantically “Is everyone okay? Is everyone okay?!”
I pulled off to the side of the road and got out quick, frantically trying to unlock the side door to check on the kids and unknowingly locking the doors again. Within a few seconds, I could tell that everyone was simply shaken, or rather jolted, but okay. I checked the back of the van which was completely smashed in – it looked like the exact imprint of the front of a semi going into the back of our van. My wife remembers being amazed that … TO CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE FULL ARTICLE.