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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2009 TOYOTA PRIUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (439 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 17, 2010
Location KENNER, LA
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved Y
Injuries 1
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT RENTED A 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS. WHILE DRIVING AT SPEEDS OF 40 MPH UP HILL, THE VEHICLE ABNORMALLY ACCELERATED AND CRASHED INTO AN 18-WHEEL TRUCK. THE DRIVER SUSTAINED A BROKEN LEG AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL VIA HELICOPTER. THE FRONT END OF THE VEHICLE WAS SEVERELY DAMAGED AND WAS TOWED BACK TO THE RENTAL CAR COMPANY. THE CONTACT SECURED LEGAL COUNCIL TO HANDLE THE MATTER. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 12,299 AND THE CURRENT WAS UNKNOWN.

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