Fatal Crash involving 18-Wheeler in Sugar Land, Texas

by | Jul 25, 2021 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler in Sugar Land, Texas on July 24, 2021.  The accident occurred on the feeder road of US-59 at Crabb River Road.  The accident involved an 18-wheeler carrying produce and a pickup truck.  During the crash the 18-wheeler turned over, spilling its load.  Both vehicles burst into flames after impact.  Reports indicate that a passenger in the pickup truck was pronounced dead at the scene.  It is unclear if anyone else was injured in the accident.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler in El Paso, Texas on July 20, 2021.  There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Mesquite, Texas on July 21, 2021. There was a crash between an 18-wheeler and pickup truck near Moss Hill, Texas on July 17, 2021.  There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Milam County, Texas on July 6, 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 regularly inspect their equipment.  Safe companies must also supervise their driver to ensure that the company’s policies and procedures have been followed.

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.