Defective Tire Accidents in Atlanta, GA
Was Your Accident Caused by Bad Tires?
In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, you may be scared and emotional.
Sirens, broken glass, a wrecked automobile, and injury can cause you to
ask yourself: How did this accident happen? Although you may have no idea
what happened or how your car went off the side of the road or swerved
into another car, one explanation could be that your crash was caused
by defective tires.
If you know that no one else caused your
car wreck and you were driving along safely, then defective tires may be to blame.
Although this may be difficult to prove, bad tires have been known to
cause many serious accidents.
Fatal Accident Caused by Bad Tires
On October 8, 2011, a fatal car crash in Atlanta occurred on Interstate
20 near Fulton County Industrial. According to police officers and investigators,
the cause of this wreck was bad tires. As a Lexus was traveling westbound
on I-20 near I-285, one of its rear tires blew out, causing it to swerve
into a Ford Expedition. Anoa Sulaiman was the 25-year-old driver of the
Lexus that smashed into the other vehicle.
Upon impact, Christopher Saladrigas, the 27-year-old passenger inside the
Ford, was ejected from the vehicle and killed. Sadly, this accident is
not unique. When tire manufacturers have a poor manufacturing design, use
defective materials, or do not test their products as well as they should, they can be held
liable for car crash and
If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident due to defective tires,
contact Kalka & Baer, LLC today!