Austin Rollover Accident Claims the Life of One

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 26-Nov-2012

One man lost his life in a Northwest Austin car accident on East Palmer Lane early Sunday morning, police reported.

The man was identified by Austin Police Department officials as 27-year-old Yoandry Arias.

Authorities believe Arias lost control of his vehicle and may have overcorrected in an attempt to regain control of the vehicle. As a result, the unidentified vehicle rolled several feet near Hwy 45. The vehicle landed in a wooded area close by the roadway.

Officials on the scene reported that Arias was pronounced dead at the scene of the car accident in Austin.

Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of Yoandry Arias.

Vehicles are designed to protect the occupants within it, even during a serious rollover accident. With emerging technology and standards governing the crashworthiness of vehicles, especially SUV’s and pickups with higher risks of rolling, passengers and drivers should be safer than ever. But despite the information available to auto manufacturers, vehicle defects can leave occupants vulnerable to serious head injuries, brain injuries and neck and back injuries.

If you’ve been seriously injured in a rollover accident or lost a family member or loved one as a result of a vehicle defect that failed to protect them from the impact of an accident call our car accident attorneys in Austin, Round Rock, Temple and across the state at 254-633-2983, contact us online by filling out the form to the right or stop by any of the 10 office locations for our Austin personal injury law firm for a free initial case evaluation. We care. We can help.

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