Del Rio Man Killed in Midland Tire Blowout Car Accident
A rollover accident in Midland County, sparked by a tire blowout, left one man dead on Friday afternoon, officials reported. The man was identified by police as Rudolfo Ricardo Rodriguez, 44.
Rodriguez was reportedly a resident of Del Rio, Texas, authorities noted.
According to reports, the tire blowout caused Rodriguez’ vehicle 2005 Nissan truck to lose control, veering into the opposite lane of traffic and into a field near FM 1555.
As a result of the loss of control, the pickup truck landed on its roof after going airborne.
Police are still investigating the scene of the tire blowout accident in Midland County. They do not believe Rodriguez was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the incident. Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene of the single vehicle auto accident.
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Tire blowouts can be deadly, especially for the occupants in trucks and SUV’s. Because they are often higher off the ground and designed with a higher center of gravity, these vehicles can roll more easily, leaving drivers and passengers at risk for serious head injuries and ejection.
If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident caused by a blown out tire, call our rollover accident attorneys in San Antonio, Austin, Temple and statewide Texas for a free initial consultation regarding your rights. Our team of attorneys have the resources to thoroughly investigate accidents that may have been caused by bad tires or defective auto equipment, while seeking fair compensation four our clients. We care. We can help.
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