The attorneys at The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC sends their condolences to the family of 34-year-old Karla Castro-Salazar who was driving a 2003 Ford Expedition with five passengers when the their left rear tire blew out causing her to lose control of the car and crash.
18-year-old Estefany Arce-Castro was thrown from the truck after it began to roll over. She was killed after it stopped rolling, landing on her. Arce-Castro was pronounced dead at the scene.
Karla and another passenger, a young girl, had minor injuries and received medical attention at the scene.
19-year-old Yariela Arce-Castro was injured and taken to Memorial University Medical Center. Two adults in the vehicle also sustained injuries and were transported to the hospital.
The names and current physical conditions of the other victims have not been released.
Being safe on area roadways is vital in avoiding harm. Please follow all posted speed limits, limit distractions in the car, and always perform regular checkups on your car. This includes checking tire pressure, oil levels, and making sure that the tread on your tires is adequate enough for the road surface. You may need a new set of tires if they have been in use for an extended period of time.
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