Colorado Rollover Car Accident Kills Two From Conroe Texas

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 25-Jul-2012

A Texas couple was killed in a rollover car accident in Colorado, when the driver lost control of the SUV and overcorrected, Colorado officials said.

Authorities identified the couple as 84-year-old Lamar Schweitzer, who was driving at the time of the Colorado car wreck, and 73-year-old Linda Schweitzer. Both were residents of Conroe.

Hospital officials said Lamar Schweitzer was transported to the hospital, where he passed away from injured incurred in the car accident.

Colorado police said the Toyota 4Runner rolled at least two times after leaving the roadway.

SUV’s, in particular, have a higher risk of rollover because of the greater center of gravity. Loss of control can make SUV’s and pickup trucks more vulnerable to overturning. Despite the risk of rollover, SUV’s and trucks are designed with protective equipment that is meant to safeguard occupants should a vehicle overturn. The pillars of a vehicle’s roof are meant to reinforce, protecting the space between an occupants head and neck from roof crush.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a car accident as a result of failed auto safety equipment, such as seatbelt failure, defective air bags or inadequate roof pillars, call our auto product liability attorneys in Austin, San Antonio, Waco and statewide Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our wrongful death attorneys online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our defective product attorneys in Texas for a free consultation today.

Our experienced car accident lawyers, professional medical consultants, private investigators and caring staff will help you uncover answers to some of the questions surrounding your car wreck or the fatal accident of a loved one while seeking just compensation for your injuries and loss. We care. We can help.

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