Chandlor Allen died after a car he was riding in rolled over following a tire blowout. Chandlor, along with his brother Anferne Allen and cousin Keenan Clark, were traveling back to the Dallas area from Tyler, Texas, where all three boys played baseball at Texas College. Anferne and Keenan remain hospitalized for injuries they sustained in the car accident. Their condition is unknown at this time. reports indicate that none of the young men were wearing seat belts at the time of the car accident. This is truly a tragic situation for these young men and their families.
Rollovers caused by tire blowouts are a major problem on our roadways. Many of these fatal accidents can be traced to poorly designed or manufactured tires. If a love one is killed or severely injured in a car accident stemming from a tire blowout, it is important to preserve all the tires on the car at the time of the collision. The tires may be necessary evidence to establish that a defect in the design or manufacturing of caused the blowout.