18-Wheeler Rollover Accident and Chemical Release in Falls County, Texas

by | Nov 20, 2021 | Auto Accident, Chemical Release, Wrongful Death

There was a rollover accident involving an 18-wheeler in Falls County, Texas on November 19, 2021.  The accident occurred near the intersections of FM147 and FM1240.  Reports indicate that an 18-wheeler rolled over, resulting in a release of anhydrous ammonia in the area.  The driver died as a result of the accident.  One of the first responders was taken to a local hospital as a result of his exposure to the chemical release.  Multiple state and municipal agencies assisted in the hazmat operations to prevent anyone else from being injured due to the spill.  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 accident involving multiple semi-trucks in Fort Bend County, Texas on November 9, 2021.  There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler in Crowley, Louisiana on November 11, 2021.  There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler in New Braunfels, Texas on November 12, 2021.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Waverly, Louisiana on November 14, 2021.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident near San Antonio, Texas on November 17, 2021.  There was a deadly accident involving an ambulance and semi-truck in Hunt County, Texas on November 17, 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.  Extra considerations must be made when a dangerous chemical is being transported.

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.