Sam dialed his wife’s number and remarked in a trembling voice,

Hey darling, when I was en route to a coffee shop to meet Mary, a stray dog suddenly blocked my path.

The automobile slipped owing to high speed, flipped over, and nearly ran off the cliff as I tried to drive to the left to prevent running it down.

I looked down, terrified that I was going to die, and saw the automobile hanging nose-down over the precipice.
Just before the automobile plunged off the cliff and into the depths below, where it would have been blown to pieces, I was able to escape and preserve my life.

I was taken to a hospital, Sam continued. I have many head wounds in addition to a broken leg, broken jaw, and dislocated shoulder.

After a brief period of silence, the wife inquired, “Who is Mary?”