SUV Rollover in Waco Kills One, Injures Four Children

A single vehicle rollover accident in Waco left one person dead and four children injured on Monday afternoon when the driver lost control of the SUV, leaving the roadway before overturning and hitting a nearby pillar.

The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer was identified as 37-year-old Vincent Hall. Police said Hall was the father of all four children.

Two of the children occupying the vehicle were ejected from the SUV as a result of the Waco car accident on Highway 6 near Chappel Hill Road.

All four children were transported to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center. They were later transported to Scott & White in Temple, Texas.

SUV Rollover Lawyers in Texas

Sport utility vehicles in particular, especially higher, boxier, older models have an increased risk of rolling, making the protective safety equipment within them even more important for protecting occupants from serious rollover accident injuries. Seatbelts, airbags and even the strength of a vehicle’s roof are vital to keeping drivers and passengers within the vehicle as it overturns while protecting them from the blows of the roof as it impacts the ground or other surface.

Auto defects, such as flawed seatbelts, latches, defective airbags and inadequate vehicle roofs can make occupants vulnerable to vehicle ejection while failing to protect fragile necks, heads and backs from the roof of the vehicle. While standards for roof crush are constantly improving and becoming more stringent, some vehicle flaws are known to auto makers and companies long before products, parts and automobiles are recalled or investigated.

Oftentimes, looking for help investigating and looking into the accident of a loved one is the last thing on the minds of family and friends who’ve lost someone in a tragic crash. Healing, seeking medical care and grieving can make it difficult for victims and their loved ones to focus on the investigation or seeking justice. But while the judgment of victims can sometimes be clouded by the tragedy and difficulties associated with a serious Texas auto accident, seeking help immediately is an imperative part of gathering evidence before it becomes lost, fades with time and witnesses become more difficult to located.

For a free initial consultation, don’t hesitate. Call our experienced rollover accident lawyers in San Antonio, Austin, Killeen and statewide Texas today. We care. We can help.


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