Two Dead Following 18 Wheeler Crash

by | Nov 24, 2020 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

Two people have tragically lost their lives following a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler on Monday, November 23, 2020.  The crash occurred on I-55 in Jefferson County, Missouri.  The 18-wheeler involved rear-ended a vehicle, and then crossed the median of the interstate before hitting another vehicle head on.  By law, the driver of the 18-wheeler was required to travel at a safe rate of speed, and be aware of the surrounding traffic.  Likewise, he was required to bring his vehicle to a complete stop before striking another vehicle from behind.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, in 2019 there were 3,610 deaths on Texas roads.  Another 256,338 persons were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2019.

Spagnoletti Law Firm has attorneys licensed in Texas, Florida, and New York.  We have handled numerous cases involving 18-wheeler accidents in both federal and state court across the country.  Our attorneys have extensive experience and the skills needed to aggressively represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or been seriously injured in a trucking or commercial vehicle accident.  The experienced 18-wheeler accident attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was involved in an accident. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.