Deadly Trucking Accident in Smith County, Texas

by | Aug 28, 2021 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Smith County, Texas on August 17, 2021.  The accident happened on U.S. Highway 69, at the bridge over FM 346. Details are still being sorted out, but the crash was between an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck.  Two individuals were taken to a local hospital.  Authorities have reported that one of the individuals involved has died.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this accident.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Allen, Texas on August 17, 2021.  There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler in Houston, Texas on August 24, 2021.  There was a deadly crash between an 18-wheeler and two other vehicles in Odessa, Texas on August 23, 2021.  There was an 18-wheeler crash in Sutherland Springs, Texas on August 18, 2021.  There was an 18-wheeler accident in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 17, 2021.  There was an accident between a passenger vehicle and an 18-wheeler near Bishop, Texas on August 7, 2021.  There was a deadly crash near Lake Charles, Louisiana on July 30, 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 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.