Deadly Tire Blow-out in San Manuel, Texas

by | Jun 7, 2024 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly auto accident in San Manuel, Texas on June 6, 2024.  According to reports, a Dodge pickup was traveling northbound on US 287, when it experienced a tire blow-out.  The truck veered off the highway and into a ditch, before rolling over multiple times.  There were three people in the truck at the time.  One person was killed in the crash, and two others were taken to  Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg for medical care.  The deceased victim has been identified as Maria Lizbeth Nava, of San Carlos, Texas.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this incident.

Tire blowouts present significant risks to vehicle safety, often leading to sudden and uncontrollable situations on the road. One of the most immediate dangers of a tire blowout is the potential for the driver to lose control of the vehicle. When a tire suddenly deflates, especially at high speeds, it can cause the vehicle to swerve or veer sharply to one side. This can result in a loss of steering control, increasing the likelihood of collisions with other vehicles, guardrails, or obstacles on the road. Maintaining control after a blowout requires quick reflexes and proper handling, which can be challenging for even experienced drivers.

Another critical risk associated with tire blowouts is the potential for rollover accidents, particularly in larger vehicles like SUVs and trucks, which have a higher center of gravity. A blowout can cause these vehicles to destabilize and flip over, especially if the blowout occurs on a front tire, which is crucial for steering and balance. Rollovers are among the most dangerous types of accidents, often leading to severe injuries or fatalities due to the violent nature of the crash and the likelihood of occupants being ejected from the vehicle if they are not properly restrained.

There have been a number of recent accidents involving vehicles, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was an 18-wheeler crash in Robertson County, Texas on May 22, 2024.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash at the Port of Caddo-Bossier, Louisiana on May 25, 2024.  There was a deadly crash involving a FedEx box truck near Eagle Pass, Texas on May 28, 2024.  There was a deadly crash involving a dump truck in Fannin County, Texas on June 4, 2024.

Spagnoletti Law Firm has attorneys licensed in Texas, Florida, New Mexico and New York.  We have handled numerous cases involving catastrophic auto and bus accidents.  Our attorneys have extensive experience and the skills needed to aggressively represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or been seriously injured in a trucking or commercial vehicle accident.

The experienced accident attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm have previously been involved in similar cases and can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was involved in an accident. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.