Leora Price, 87, of St. Mary, Missouri died Thursday night in an unfortunate car accident near Uniontown at around 6:30 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Price was pronounced dead at the scene of the car wreck; Driver, Robert Price was left with serious injuries. Robert Price lost control of his automobile after his tire blew out. He then left the shoulder of the road and struck a tree. Prayers go out to Robert for the loss of his wife and to the entire Price family.
Tire blow outs are responsible for numerous injuries and deaths. Car manufacturers attempting to make a profit will often sell dangerous tires to consumers. If your tire explodes while driving and you sustain an injury, the tire maker is responsible for your harms and losses. If your tires explodes, it is important that you immediately contact a products liability lawyer to discuss your options. Missouri products liability lawyer Chris Dixon is available to provide education regarding your tire defect case by calling 314.409.7060, or toll-free at 1.866.869.2590. For a list of tires subject to recall, safecar.gov provides a list of tire recalls by clicking here: Tire recalls.