Two SUVs overturned off East Xenia Drive Thursday, ejecting their occupants.
One passenger had a severed limb; another suffered a collapsed lung. All needed immediate medical care.
Para-military first-responders were soon scrambling on the grounds of the nearby former cement plant to treat victims and helicopter them to a nearby hospital.
Except the experience wasn’t real. Not altogether, anyway. It was a training exercise at Wright State University’s National Center for Medical Readiness, also known as “Calamityville.”
Participants were training for their real jobs. But they were also helping to demonstrate a new military technology that combines live and computer-simulated experiences.
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