The dangers of a rollover car accident

On Behalf of | Aug 23, 2019 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Rollover car accidents are scary. They can happen at a moment’s notice and cause thousands of dollars in damage to your vehicle and other property. These accidents can lead to traumatic injuries and even death. Today, we will explore the dangers of a rollover car accident so you know what to expect if ever involved in one.

A rollover crash is so dangerous because of the force of the vehicle when it is rolling. A rolling vehicle can become crushed or slam into a larger vehicle, a wall, or a building. When a vehicle rolls, it can easily have its windows blown out and the passengers thrown from the vehicle.

There’s no guarantee that your car will come to a stop right side up when involved in a rollover accident. This means that you might have to be cut out of the vehicle by emergency responders. Being cut out of a car is serious, frightening and overwhelming. You might be lucky enough to have suffered minor injuries, but you should still go to the hospital.

Rollover crashes are often caused by distracted, impaired or reckless driving. Speeding is usually a factor in these crashes. SUVs, vans, pickup trucks and large commercial trucks are more susceptible to roll over in a crash than smaller vehicles.

Rollover car accidents can take your loved ones away from you in an instant. There aren’t many ways you can prevent these accidents if they are caused by another vehicle hitting you. Your injuries from a rollover accident can be compensated by the at-fault driver. You can also recover damages for the loss of a loved one in a rollover accident.