Man Killed in US 290 SUV Rollover Accident in Austin

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 4-Mar-2013

A fatal SUV rollover accident in Austin claimed the life of a 55-year-old man when the GMC Yukon he was driving lost control and overturned on East Parmer Lane Monday morning, police said.

The man was only identified by police as Hispanic.

According to officials, the man was traveling on Parmer near Hwy 29 when he lost control. Police are still investigating what may have caused the man to lose control of the SUV.

Although the vehicle became tripped up on a nearby curb, prompting the SUV to roll, the man was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the single vehicle crash in Austin.

While auto makers have the technology and data to make vehicles designed to protect occupants during a serious crash, like a rollover accident, some injuries and deaths are sometimes linked to the failure of safety equipment or defective auto components.

At The Carlson Law Firm, our product liability attorneys are familiar with recalled vehicles and equipment as well as some of the indicators of equipment failure that may have failed to protect occupants or caused serious injuries.

For a free consultation with our personal injury attorneys in Austin, San Antonio, Temple and statewide Texas, call 800-359-5690, contact our auto product liability lawyers online or visit one of the 10 office locations for our defective vehicle lawyers across the state. We care. We can help.

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