Definition of rollover
1 : the act or process of rolling over
2 : a motor vehicle accident in which the vehicle overturns
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A 22-year-old man died early Wednesday morning in Payette County after being partially ejected and trapped in his vehicle following a rollover crash, according to a release from the Idaho State Police.
An exit ramp of Route 2 was closed early Tuesday afternoon because of rollover crash, state police said.
A Crystal Lake man died Tuesday after being hit by a car along Route 59 in South Barrington while trying to help another driver involved in a rollover crash, police said Wednesday.
SAN ANTONIO -- Emergency crews captured 23 of 30 venomous snakes Thursday after a van was involved in a rollover crash in south Bexar County, CBS affiliate KENS-TV in San Antonio reports.
A 3-year-old who was thrown from a vehicle during a rollover wreck the day before died about 1:15 a.m. Thursday, law enforcement reported.
Multiple people were injured in a rollover crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kan., early Saturday evening.
Three people were seriously injured during a rollover crash Saturday afternoon near the P Street offramp of the Capital City Freeway, the Sacramento Fire Department reports.
One person was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital after a three-car accident resulted in a rollover Thursday morning in Portage Township.
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First Known Use of rollover
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Definition of rollover for English Language Learners
: the act of delaying the payment of a debt
: the act of placing invested money in a new investment of the same kind
: an accident in which a car, truck, etc., turns over
Legal Definition of rollover
: the act or process of rolling over
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