Hillsboro Woman Killed in Single Vehicle Rollover Crash

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Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 2-Jul-2013

A rollover accident in Central Texas left the driver of a Chevrolet HHR dead when she reportedly lost control of the vehicle on Hwy 171, causing it to overturn early Sunday morning.

The woman who was killed in the single-vehicle crash, was identified by officials as 48-year-old Kelly Gay Walker, a Hillsboro resident.

According to police, the wreckage and the victim were not discovered for a few hours following to crash. Walker was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Waco Car Accident Attorneys

The victims and loved ones of rollover crashes often search for things they could have done differently to prevent the tragedy. But while inattention, texting and drugs and alcohol can sometimes be tied to a single-vehicle wreck, some of the serious, debilitating injuries resulting may have been prevented with adequate vehicle equipment.

Seatbelts, glass, roofing and proper design are just some of the pieces in a vehicle that are designed to keep occupants within a car, truck or SUV as well as protect vulnerable spaces from the impact of a crash. When defective auto equipment fails, an accident can be devastating for the victims involved and their loved ones, as they struggle to put back the pieces of their lives and rebuild.

Medical appointments, lost time at work and quality of life can all be greatly affected by injuries caused by a rollover accident.

If you’ve lost a loved one or experienced injuries resulting from a rollover crash where auto equipment failed, call our product liability lawyers at 800-359-5690, contact our Waco car accident attorneys online or stop by any of the 10 office locations for our Texas law firm for a free initial case evaluation. If we accept your case, there is no fee unless we recover. We care. We can help.

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