Sunrise Hospital Trauma Services Hosts Santa is Coming to Town, Please Don’t Hit Him

By December 5, 2018 Press Release

Drunk Driving Prevention Event to Highlight the Dangers of Driving Under the Influence

WHO:                  Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center Trauma Services

                               Local Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS professionals

                                Robin Wynkoop, lost her mother in drunk driving incident

                                Community Partners     

                               Las Vegas High School Students

WHAT:  Roughly, 89 people died in Nevada in 2017 due to a drunk driving related incident. To kick-off National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, Trauma Services at Sunrise Hospital will host teens from Las Vegas High School to raise awareness and show students first-hand the dangers of driving under the influence. Students will hear from members of Sunrise Hospital Trauma Services about the dangers of drinking and driving. Robin Wynkoop will share her story of loss after a drunk driver hit her mother. Students will see a live demonstration of a vehicle extrication, wear fatal vision goggles and learn how to stop someone from bleeding to death. 

WHEN:                Thursday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.           Media at 10 a.m.

WHERE:               Boulevard Mall Front Parking Lot along Maryland Parkway                            

VISUAL:                Live demonstrations of vehicle extrications, fatal vision goggles and how to Stop the Bleed