There was a major crash involving an 18-wheeler in Beaumont, Texas on June 24, 2021. The accident occurred on Interstate 10 Eastbound near Willow. The accident involved at least one big rig, which burst into flames, and multiple passenger vehicles. Reports indicate the cab of the 18-wheeler was completely consumed in the fire. Two women in an SUV involved in the crash were injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment. The accident was so severe that Interstate 10 in both directions was closed down due to hazmat concerns. It is unknown what caused the crash.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a major crash involving an 18-wheeler near Houston, Texas on June 10, 2021. 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.