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Rollover Accident on SPID Sends Two to Hospital

Jonathan Hernandez9 months ago

Two people have been sent to the hospital following a rollover accident along SPID.

Details about the Rollover Accident

According to KIII-TV, there was a rollover accident on Wednesday morning in the 4500 block of South Padre Island Drive at around 10:40 a.m.

Corpus Christi police say the vehicle flipped about three times before finally coming to a stop near the highway. As a result of the rollover accident, both passengers in the vehicle were taken to the hospital by emergency responders.

At this time, it is currently unknown whether or not alcohol was a contributing factor in the incident.

Facts about Rollover Accidents

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, most rollover accidents can be attributed to the following factors:

  • The type of vehicle – taller vehicles are more likely to rollover.
  • Speed of the vehicle.
  • The location – almost 75% of rollover accidents occur in rural areas.
  • Alcohol – nearly half of all fatal rollover accidents involve alcohol.


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