There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler near Van Horn, Texas on November 28, 2021. The accident occurred in a construction zone on Interstate 10. Traffic slowed on the highway because of a lane merger. Reports indicate that an 18-wheeler failed to slow his vehicle before hitting other traffic on the roadway. The impact resulted in a chain reaction involving at least five other vehicles. The driver of the 18-wheeler was killed in the accident. It is unknown at this time what injuries the other drivers involved in the accident sustained.
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 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. There was a rollover accident involving an 18-wheeler in Falls County, Texas on November 19, 2021. There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Lufkin, Texas on November 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. 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 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.