On a warm September evening, college professor Ethan Learner, his better half Elegance, and also their child Emma are participating in a recital. Their 10-year-old son Josh is playing cello - beautifully, as usual. His more youthful sis respects him, and his moms and dads take pride in their child. Heading house, they all stop at a gasoline station on Booking Road. There, in one dreadful instant, he is drawn from them for life. On a warm September night, law partner Dwight Arno and his 11-year-old child Lucas are going to a baseball video game. Their favorite group, the Red Sox, is playing - as well as, ideally, going to the Globe Series. Dwight treasures his time spent with Lucas. Driving his child back to his ex-wife, Lucas' mother Ruth Wheldon, Dwight goings towards his eventful experience at Appointment Road. The accident occurs so quick that Lucas is just about unaware, while Ethan - the only witness - is all also conscious, as a stressed Dwight speeds away. The cops are called, and also an examination starts. Haunted by the tragedy, both dads react in unforeseen methods, as do Elegance as well as Emma. As a reckoning looms, both dads are forced to earn the hardest options of their lives.