Toyota Ordered to Download Air Bag Sensor Data, Produce Documents

April 19, 2001 by

The underlying case involves the death of a five-month-old boy who was in a rearfacing safety seat in the front seat of the Lexus when is struck a minivan. Despite the estimated impact force of 8 miles per hour, the Lexus air bag deployed, striking the child and fracturing his skull. Both vehicles were slightly damaged and the adult occupants were not injured. Read more.