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North Carolina Auto Accident Attorneys Give Rollover Tips


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2/23/2012
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What happens when you’re injured in an accident in North Carolina, but you’re trapped inside the vehicle? Paramedics may not be able to treat injuries and long-term medical treatment may be necessary. SUVs are notorious for high rates of rollover accidents.

Car Accident Fayetteville

A recent Fayetteville car accident involved an SUV rollover, which trapped the passengers inside. The Fayetteville car accident was caused by speeding, which is the top cause of auto accidents in NC. A twenty-one-year-old driver, Samuel Blansett, failed to slow down and stop his vehicle from hitting the back of an SUV driven by sixty-four-year-old Mary Lapash. Lapash was also driving with her sister and both women were pinned inside the SUV.

Preventing Rollovers

* SUV rollovers are usually caused by hitting an obstruction or ditch, or in this Fayetteville car accident case, another vehicle collision.
Choose SUVs with longer axles and lower centers of gravity. Official rollover reports are available from car manufacturers, which are helpful in comparing several different vehicles.
* Buy an SUV with ESC (Electronic Stability Control), or purchase ESC for your SUV. ESC automatically corrects speed on respective wheels to keep the driver in control.

Fayetteville Injury Attorneys

Injury attorneys in Fayetteville, NC with Brent Adams & Associates help innocent victims of car accidents. When you or someone you know is a victim of a NC auto accident caused by no fault of their own, our NC injury lawyers handle injured claimants’ cases for wrongful death, medical care costs, property damage and more. When you need an NC personal injury attorney, Brent Adams & Associates represents clients in all corners of North Carolina from personal injury law offices in Fayetteville, Raleigh and Dunn. Call 800.849.5931 to schedule a free and confidential consultation.

Category: Car Accidents


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