Tragic Rollover Truck Accident Ends in Fatality
According to an article by Big Country News, a woman was killed in a single vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 20 on August 31, 2018. According to the Department of Public Safety, a 75-year-old woman was traveling west on the highway in a Ford pickup with a passenger. When the vehicle come to a curve, the automobile ran off the road into the median. The driver then overcorrected and turned back across the roadway into the ditch. This action caused the truck to roll several times. The passenger was unfortunately killed in the accident. The driver was transported to a Lubbock hospital with severe injuries. The driver is still in the hospital but in stable condition. Both the passenger and the driver were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident. This crash is still under investigation by the Department of Public Safety.
What can Cause a Rollover Truck Accident
While there is little information about the cause of this truck accident, several reasons how this happened are possible. Luckily, modern vehicles are equipped with many new safety features. Sadly, sometimes other things can affect you while you operate a vehicle. Things like blowouts, brake problems, and other mechanical failures can cause accidents to occur. While an automotive may seem like more, it's still just a product that someone sold to you. It's up to the manufacturers to make sure they are building and distributing a safe product to the public. Occasionally, these cars, trucks, and SUVs have to be recalled when there is a design flaw. Sometimes these flaws are caught before people get hurt and other times, that's not the case.
Galbreath Law Firm can help you if you have had problems with a vehicle or any other dangerous product, for that matter. Dangerous products can come in the form of anything from faulty tires to improperly handled food.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury because something they bought was more dangerous than it should have been, you may have a case against the company that made it. There is no reason you should have to fight for your compensation alone. Contact us for a free initial case evaluation. You can use this opportunity to tell us about the specific circumstances surrounding your accident. We will listen to you and see if we can help build a case.