After starring on the football field this year, N.C. State University linebacker Nate Irving stars in a stark traffic safety video about the dangers of driving drowsy.
Irving missed the 2009 season after a pre-dawn crash on Interstate 40 in Johnston County. He had fallen asleep at the wheel.
He woke up at WakeMed with cracked ribs, a collapsed lung, a separated shoulder and a broken leg.
“I had been up all night,” Irving says in the video, produced by the state Department of Transportation. “I was tired. But I still thought I could drive. I was wrong.
“I could have lost everything. I could have died, or killed someone else. ... [MORE]