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Rollover car accidents are among the most dangerous types of accidents. As the vehicle rolls, you and your passengers are tossed around in the vehicle’s interior, being hit by loose objects, suffering the force of impact, and possibly being thrown out of the vehicle. All of this can result in severe, life-threatening injuries.
A rollover car accident is when one vehicle has overturned (tipped of flipped) at least 90 degrees onto its side. The force of impact can cause the vehicle to land on its roof, sometimes even upright after rolling more than once.
According to NHTSA, a rollover crash accounted for 30% of passenger vehicle occupant fatalities in 2020, with the highest percentage for SUVs followed by pickups, vans, and passenger cars.
While rollovers can happen to any type of vehicle, SUVs, vans, and top-heavy trucks are more prone to rolling over than others because they:
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Serious injuries can occur in rollover accidents. Seat belts and other safety systems are designed to provide protection in front-impact, side-impact or rear-end accidents. They are typically not as effective when a vehicle rolls over.
A crushed roof may cause traumatic brain injuries. Drivers and passengers can be thrown around the interior of a vehicle and suffer injuries when they hit the car’s frame or other objects. They can also be thrown from a vehicle. Other common injuries suffered include:
Having an attorney who is your advocate can offer you peace of mind during your recovery. We have a successful track record of helping accident victims collect the compensation they deserve. Our attorneys can:
Have you or a loved one been seriously injured in a rollover car accident in which you suffered serious injuries due to another’s negligence? Call the Kansas City-based law firm of Nash & Franciskato at (877) 284-6600.
One of our experienced staff will speak with you personally and will provide you with a free, no-obligation case evaluation.
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