A 9 year old child was ejected from the vehicle he was riding in during a rollover accident on I-57 near Champaign. The child’s father was driving south on I-57 when the rear tire of his SUV blew out. He lost control of the vehicle and it rolled over several times before coming to rest. During the accident, the 9-year old child sitting in the back seat was ejected through the rear window of the SUV.One of the basic features of any vehicle is that they should keep passengers inside the vehicle during any accident, including a rollover accident. This is especially true for a rollover accident involving an SUV, which has long been noted for its propensity to roll over due to its high center of gravity. Important components that need to be preserved and examined would include the seat belt system and the windows, as shatter resitant glazing, which is widely available, may have kept this child inside the vehicle.There was no word in the news story as to the nature of the injuries that this child suffered, but they were likely significant given that he was ejected from the vehicle. His fanily would be well-advised to hire experienced Chicago personal injury lawyers to represent him and take steps immediately to preserve the remains of the SUV he was riding in so that the vehicle and its component parts can be examined by experts.