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New Jersey / Governor's Auto Accident #857446

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 13, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) NHTSA statistics on seat belt use in the US cited.

(Studio: Jim Avila) The car accident for New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, who was not wearing a seat belt, featured; details given {with diagram and virtual image shown} about his injuries after he bounced around in the car. [WITNESS - describes what happened.] [Governor's chief of staff Tom SHEA†- says he should have been wearing a belt.] [Daughter Jennifer CORZINE†- reacts.] [Trauma surgeon Dr. Ronald SIMON†- cites the pain of rib injuries.] Seat belt laws and compliance in New Jersey and other states mentioned. [Connecticut state trooper Lt. Paul VANCE†- comments on beltless injuries.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Avila, Jim
Duration:
00:02:50

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