Recently, rollover accidents have been in the news. These accidents have caused several injuries and even lost the lives of some. Being a victim of a rollover crash can result to serious brain injuries, paralysis, broken bones, or even death.
Vehicles that are usually involved in rollover crashes light trucks such as minivans, SUVs, pickup trucks, canopy express, and sedans. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), light trucks accounted for 5,043 or 58 percent of the total number of rollover vehicles which reached to 8,732 in 2009. On the average, reported rollover crashes reached to more than 280,000 vehicles and claimed the loves of 10,000 every year.
Meanwhile, commercial vehicles and semi-trucks which are categorized under large trucks have 422 fatal rollovers on the same year. Despite of this, the risks of being severe injured from fatal rollovers are still high.
On Tuesday afternoon, a driver was killed after a commercial vehicle rolled over (8/9/11). The accident happened in Scottsdale on Loop 101 near McDowell Road. According to investigations, the driver was working with an air conditioning company. The cause of the accident is still unknown. The driver died at a valley hospital.
For victims of fatal rollover crashes in Arizona, you can call our free hotline at (480) 753-4534 for a no-cost consultation. As Scottsdale truck accident attorneys, we are ready to assist you in getting what you deserve.