Man Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 29-Dec-2011

A man was killed in a car accident while traveling southbound in San Antonio, Wednesday night, Texas Department of Public Safety officials said.

According to authorities, the driver lost control of the vehicle, which was also occupied by two females and a child.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in San Antonio, officials said. One female was airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio while the other female and child sustained minor injuries that were not presumed to be life-threatening.

The identities of the fatality and injured victims of the car crash have not yet been released and family members are notified.

A misconception exists, limiting serious car accidents to collisions with other vehicles. In contrast, serious injuries and death sometimes occur, even with crashes that only involve one car. In fact, data highlights an increased prevalence of single vehicle accidents, in comparison with accidents involving two or more cars.

In some cases, single-vehicle car accidents are sparked by contact our personal injury lawyers online that can cause vehicle equipment and safety products to malfunction. Defective seatbelts, failing airbags and inadequate roof crush protection are just of the malfunctions that can occur in the instance of an accident.

Additionally, some failures with vehicle equipment can be caused by malfunctions with the brakes, acceleration failure, as noted with some Toyota vehicles, and steering.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a car accident, call our car accident attorneys in San Antonio, Austin, Killeen and statewide Texas at 888-335-7492, contact our personal injury lawyers online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our car accident law firm in Texas for a free consultation today.

Our strong lawyers, professional medical consultants, private investigators and caring staff will help you uncover answers regarding your vehicle’s malfunction or failure, putting together pieces on the puzzle surrounding your accident and uncovering some of the reasons behind your crash while seeking just compensation for your injuries and loss. We care. We can help.


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