FIRESTONE TIRE FAILURE- ACCIDENT EVENT/ INTERSTATE 10, MARANA, ARIZONA/ JUNE 24, 2000
Subcue: The accident involving a sport Utility Vehicle. Tread separation event.
The wreckage of a sport utility vehicle involved
in a two-car accident on June 24, 2000, in Arizona, the
cause of which is believed to be tread separation of
Firestone Wilderness AT tires.
The failure of a Firestone Wilderness AT tire was listed as a
probable cause that resulted in a rollover that claimed
the life of Irene Telegadis, 57, of Mammoth Lakes,
Calif. The accident occurred on Interstate 10 near