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Emma Vieira, left, recounts the car crash that injured Debbie Drewniak in 2011 in Colchester during a presentation last week at Essex High School. Drewniak’s sister, Liz Drewniak-Brigante, right, told the story from her family’s point of view. PHOTO | JASON STARR

Emma Vieira, left, recounts the car crash that injured Debbie Drewniak in 2011 in Colchester during a presentation last week at Essex High School. Drewniak’s sister, Liz Drewniak-Brigante, right, told the story from her family’s point of view.
PHOTO | JASON STARR

Texting/driving story hits home

Members of the Essex High School community came face to face with the consequences of texting while driving last week in a chilling presentation of the Essex Youth Coalition.

In 2011, Emma Vieira hit her Colchester neighbor Debbie Drewniak with the car she was driving, killing Drewniak’s dog and leaving her disabled. A recent graduate of Colchester High School at the time, Vieira was making plans for the evening by texting friends before the crash. Drewniak was with her chocolate lab near the side of the road, checking her mailbox…READ MORE

 

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