There was a major crash involving an 18-wheeler near Houston, Texas on June 10, 2021. The accident occurred on State Highway 225 near Scarborough Lane in Harris County. Reports indicate an 18-wheeler jack-knifed on the highway, before causing a crash. The big rig’s fuel tanks busted, resulting in diesel being spilled on to the highway. It is unknown what caused the crash. The eastbound lanes of Highway 225 were shutdown as a result.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler near Midland, Texas on June 7 2021. There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler near Van Horn, Texas on May 30, 2021. There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler in southwest Houston, Texas on May 19, 2021. There was a trucking accident involving an 18-wheeler in Nacogdoches, Texas on May 20, 2021, resulting in one death. There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler near Palmer, Texas on May 9, 2021. There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler in Houston, Texas on May 5, 2021.
Safe trucking companies must take adequate precautions to ensure that their drivers do not severely injure or kill members of the public in a trucking accident. Industry standards require trucking companies to provide adequate training to their drivers. Safe companies must also supervise their driver to ensure that the company’s policies and procedures have been followed. Failing to investigate the driving ability of someone a company places on the road can have tragic consequences. Federal law requires companies to take numerous steps in order to protect the members of the public.
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 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.