There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler near Dumas, Texas on September 11, 2021. The incident happened south of Dumas. During the crash, an 18-wheeler attempted to pass a second semi-truck. As it did so, the semi-truck left the roadway and struck a guardrail. The truck continued before striking a second guardrail and eventually crashing into a ravine. The passenger in 18-wheeler lost her life in the accident. The driver was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler and multiple other vehicles in Bee County, Texas on September 7, 2021. There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Guadalupe County, Texas on September 9, 2021. There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler in Mesquite, Texas on September 9, 2021. There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler and multiple other vehicles near the West Baton Rouge-Iberville Parish line on September 9, 2021. There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler in Fort Worth, Texas on September 13, 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 yield to other traffic on the roadway. This is not just common sense, but is actually the law.
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.