Car attack victims speak out after James Fields Jr. sentencing

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Several victims spoke after Fields' sentencing today,

Many shared how the attack impacted them physically and emotionally. "I don't choose to be a victim two years later, I didn't choose to be a victim two years ago," said Katrina Turner.

Turner was one of the many on 4th St. during the "Unite the Right" rally on August 12, 2017. "I was right there, I was pushed out the way of the car that day."

The car, driven by James Alex Fields Jr. careened into a crowd, killing Heather Heyer and injuring dozens. "PTSD is very real, it's very real," said Marcus Martin.

Martin was hit by Fields' car.

He says the memories of that moment linger. "I was on the way this morning, the same car, the same color and everything and when you see that car in motion you think it's coming at you," Martin explained.

Martin, like Turner and others say although Fields' trials are over, the invisible injuries remain. "I was there and saw everything that happened, which left me very mentally injured," recalled April Muniz.