Tyler, Texas Toddler Killed in Montana Rollover Accident
A rollover accident in Montana sent a Tyler, Texas family into a tailspin, claiming the life of a 2-year-old boy and injuring at two other family members, officials said.
The two-year-old boy was identified as Matthew Saine, who was secured in a child safety seat at the time of the Montana rollover accident. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The driver of the Ford Excursion that rolled was identified as 42-year-old Lisa Saine, who is also the mother of Matthew. Lisa Saine was transported to Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
According to reports, Lisa Saine was driving the Ford SUV, pulling a camper, when she attempted to pass an 18 wheeler truck. The camper fishtailed, causing Lisa Saine to lose control of the Ford SUV, which overturned several times.
Another passenger, 11-year-old Maverick Saine, was transported to the hospital with injuries caused by the Montana rollover accident.
Passengers, David Saine, 43; Malachi Saine, 7; Nicolai Saine, 8 and Angelica Saine, 4, were not injured in the rollover.
Officials said all of the occupants were wearing seatbelts at the time of the single vehicle accident in Montana.
Rollover accidents can be particularly heart wrenching because of the blame family members and friends may place on one another or themselves. In some situations, auto defects or inadequate equipment may have prevented family members of loved ones from experiencing the protection they should have during such an accident.
The roof pillars, glass, seatbelts, airbags and other safety equipment can be imperative to safeguarding occupants during a rollover accidents by preventing roof crush, ejection and partial ejection and protecting passengers and drivers from the severe impact resulting when a vehicle overturns.
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