Honda Airbags

Honda: Girl’s Death Prompted Recall

Ashley Parham, 18, Killed In Crash At School


OKLAHOMA CITY -- An automaker has confirmed to Eyewitness News 5 that the death of a local girl is the reason for the company's latest recall.
Ashley Parham, 18, was killed in May 2009 in what looked like a minor wreck in the parking lot of Carl Albert High School. Her Honda Accord's airbag exploded, sending metal fragments into her body.
Honda representatives told Eyewitness News 5 that inside each airbag is something called a propellant. It produces the gas that fills up the airbag.

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