Fort Worth, TX (8/5/2020) – A woman has died after a wreck occurred in East Texas between two vehicles.
The accident happened around 8:00 p.m. on July 26 on Interstate 20 westbound. A Ford Expedition was headed west in the left lane when the vehicle’s rear left tire blew out. The driver lost control and swerved to the right where it struck a Hyundai Elantra. The Ford traveled off the roadway and rolled down an embankment. The Hyundai traveled into the center median.
Passenger Brittanie Denise Williams, 33, was ejected from the Expedition. She was taken to the hospital and was pronounced dead from her injuries on Sunday.
The driver of the Expedition was identified as Lattoya Janece Davis, 39, of Ft. Worth who was treated and released at the scene.
The driver and passengers in the Hyundai did not suffer any major injuries.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
A car and all its parts are designed and manufactured to keep you safe. Although you know anything can happen when you’re on the road, the last thing you expect when you climb in your vehicle is a tire blowout accident. Accidents that happen as the result of a tire blowout often occur without warning and cause serious injury or even death. If you’re suffering as the result of a tire blowout, you should seek the advice of a car accident lawyer as soon as possible.
If you or a loved one were involved in a rollover car accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call Houston auto accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
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