Generic structure of Recount text: Orientation, series of events and reorientation.
Here is the example:
Orientation: I was driving along to the coast road when the car suddenly lurched to one side.
Series of events:
Event 1 : At first, I thought a tire had gone
Event 2 :Then, I saw telegraph phones collapsing like math sticks.
Event 3 : The rocks came tumbling across the road and I had to abandon the car
Re-orientation : When I got back to the town, well, as I said, there wasn’t much left