Fiery 18-Wheeler Crash in Mesquite, Texas

by | Jul 22, 2021 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Mesquite, Texas on July 21, 2021.  The accident occurred on the LBJ Freeway near Town East Mall.  Reports indicate the 18-wheeler struck multiple other vehicles before bursting into flames.  Local authorities have confirmed one death, and multiple others involved in the accident were taken to local hospitals for medical treatment.  The accident remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  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.  Isaac Gyeke was killed in an 18-wheeler accident in New Waverly, Texas on July 8, 2021.There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Duson, Louisiana on July 6, 2021.  There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Acadia Parish, Louisiana on July 6, 2021.  There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Morgan City, Louisiana on June 24, 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.  Drivers must take into account weather conditions while operating a big rig.  Fog, rain, snow and wind all impact the truck in different ways.  Weather can also impact visibility while on the roadway.

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.