In Pittsburgh, the Crash Lingers

Injuries were not all to the Steelers' quarterback
By Max Brallier,  Newser User
Posted May 2, 2007 10:41 PM CDT
In Pittsburgh, the Crash Lingers
The scene of the accident.

(Newser) – Eleven months ago, Ben Roethlisberger was nearly killed in a motorcycle collision. Now, ESPN takes a look at the people who's lives were changed that day: the quarterback who wasn't wearing a helmet, the surgeon who became an overnight celebrity, the 62-year-old driver who failed to yield and learned to live with death threats.

As the author says, "Everybody in Pittsburgh has a story of where they were when Roethlisberger crashed. It's like the modern-day Kennedy assassination, minus the grassy knoll." (Read more Ben Roethlisberger stories.)

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