There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Milam County, Texas on July 6, 2021. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 79 near Gause, Texas. Reports indicate two vehicles were stopped on the eastbound shoulder of the highway. While a woman was attempting to get something from the trunk of one of the vehicles, she was struck from behind by an 18-wheeler. She died at the scene. Authorities have identified her as Stephanie Louisa Torres-Herrera. Fog may have played a role in this tragic accident.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. 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. There was a major crash involving an 18-wheeler in Beaumont, Texas on June 24, 2021. 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.
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 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.