• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: July 2021

Ozona, TX (7/6/2021) – A passenger was fatally killed after a rollover wreck caused by a tire blowout. 

Who Is Responsible for a Tire Blowout Accident in Texas?

The accident occurred around 3 p.m. on Friday when the Ford Expedition right rear tire blew out while on Interstate 10 East. The Ford lost control, veered left leaving the roadway, entered a side skid and then rolled multiple times. 

Passenger Silvia Casillas, 53, was partially thrown from the vehicle. She died from her injuries.

Driver Enrique Casillas, 51, was taken to Shannon Medical Center for treatment of possible internal 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.

Tire Blowout Lawyers

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 car accident as a result of a tire blowout, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call Houston auto accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: El Paso Times

About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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