Toyota Recalls Almost Three Million SUVs
March 1, 2016
Canadian safety officials recently investigated a crash that killed two people, and that investigation resulted in a worldwide recall of almost three million Toyota SUVs. The Canadian investigation occurred subsequent a crash that occurred between a Toyota RAV4 and a Chevy Silverado.
Two people were killed in the backseat of the RAV4 in the collision.
The seat belts in the back seat were cut, prompting the investigation. It was found that seat belts can come into contact with a metal seat cushion frame in a severe crash. Toyota also opened an investigation and confirmed the problem.
Toyota was allegedly unaware of the problem until notified by Canadian officials.
Included in the recall are 1.25 million RAV4s in the U.S. and Canada from the 2006 to 2012 model years. RAV4 electric vehicles from years 2012 to 2014 are also included in the recall.
Companies who manufacture dangerous products can be held liable for injuries that occur as a result of those products.
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