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Tire Blowout Accident Leads to One Death

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A tire blowout accident turned fatal in Oklahoma. One passenger was killed after the driver’s side rear tire blew out on the highway. The passenger, 74-year-old Gonzalo Arrendondo was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was flown to a nearby hospital in good condition. An investigation is still underway as to the cause… Read More »

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Factors Contributing to Large Truck Tire Blowouts

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Large trucking companies are required by law to conduct inspections of their tires on a routine basis, conduct inspections of their tires before leaving on a delivery, and conduct inspections of their tires while their trucks are out on the road after each day. It is largely because they fail to conduct these inspections… Read More »

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Tire Blowout Accident Proves Fatal

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Three people died recently after a tire blowout resulted in a head-on collision. The blowout caused the vehicle to veer off course into oncoming traffic and collide with an SUV in Sumter County. The Florida Highway Patrol said that a 48-year-old woman driving a Chevy Blazer had her front left tire blowout on State… Read More »

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Blown Tire Blamed in Fatal Crash

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The 35-year-old driver of a dump truck was killed after the tire of his truck blew out resulting in a fatal crash. Sherrod Percell was driving on I-65 in Tennessee. The blowout caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle. He ended up veering off the road and his truck rolled over several… Read More »

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