A tire blowout lead to rollover car accident in Idaho Falls reported the Idaho State Police. A single-vehicle injury crash occurred on northbound Interstate 15 near the Sage Port of Entry. The vehicle’s rear passenger tire blew causing the driver to lose control and roll. The driver and another passenger were not injured but two other passengers were taken by ambulance to a nearby medical center for injuries. It was reported that all occupants of the vehicle were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident. Traffic was blocked for about 20 minutes while the accident was cleared by authorities.
How to Drive Through a Tire Blowout to Prevent a Car Accident
The Idaho Falls car accident lawyers of Brent Gordon Law have helped many clients of rollover car accidents. Unfortunately, many clients have been involved in a car accident due to a tire blowout. When a tire blows on the car you are driving most do not react correctly. The knee-jerk reaction is to brake quickly. Don’t do that. Here are some steps to remember in case of the emergency of a tire blowout.
- Hold on to the steering wheel tightly to keep control.
- Avoid slamming on the brakes.
- Allow your vehicle to slow down naturally. With a flat tire this won’t take too long.
- Pull over to the side of the road once you have reached a safe speed.
- Turn on your emergency flashers and call for help.
How to Prevent a Tire Blowout
Pay attention to your tires to prevent a tire blowout. Most tire blowouts occur May through October due to the warmer weather. Make sure your tires are properly inflated and not too worn. It is important to have your vehicle maintained in a timely manner and the tires checked often. Another tip to prevent a tire blowout is to never overload your vehicle over the limit recommended by the car’s manufacturer.
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The Idaho Falls car accident lawyers and attorneys of Brent Gordon Law are experienced, trusted and aggressive. At our law office, we believe every client deserves fair representation not just big insurance companies with deep pockets. Our car accident attorneys will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Call our Idaho Falls or Pocatello law office today for a free consultation.
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