It has been reported that at least 56 people have been killed as a result of traffic accidents relating to acceleration problems within a series of Toyota models.
According to this article over at the LA Times, the alleged figure has been filed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, who have now published information to the public, about accidents involving victims and their Toyota models.
One example includes Stanley Sirnik, who died in 1992 due to sudden acceleration problems and a lockout in his cruise control of his 1992 Toyota 4Runner. Other Toyota models mentioned in the findings include the 2002 Toyota Camry, 1997 Toyota Avalon and the Toyota Yaris.
What are your thoughts on this? You can read detailed information on all the accidents mentioned by the NHTSA, in the link above.
Toyota are yet to comment on this.
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