Wildlife Crossings Save Human and Animal Lives
Monique DiGiorgio was driving the familiar Interstate 90 near her Montana home when the Volvo she was driving slammed into two mule deer meandering across the highway at dusk on an autumn evening in 2011. She was 37 years old, a mother, driving the speed limit of 75 and, unfortunately for her, nursing an already bad back.
There was impact, and then an explosion in her chest as the airbags burst open, releasing blinding smoke, suffocating gas and a momentary hell in the front seat.
She had no idea if she was in a ditch, on the side of the road or a sitting duck in the middle of the highway in the path of a speeding 18-wheeler.
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