There was a multi-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler in Iberville Parish, Louisiana on January 16, 2022. During the incident, a FedEx 18-wheeler struck the back of a motorist assistance vehicle which was on the scene following an earlier crash. The impact resulted in a chain reaction involving the motorist assistance vehicle, a sheriff’s department vehicle and the tow truck. The accident occurred on I-10 at the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge near Whiskey Bay, Louisiana. The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken into custody and charged with negligent injuring, careless operation, and failure to obey signs. Multiple people have been reported to have sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was an 18-wheeler accident on the Grand Parkway in northwest Harris County, Texas, on January 10, 2022. There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler dump truck in San Antonio, Texas on January 13, 2022. A pedestrian was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler in Huffman, Texas on January 13, 2022.
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 have previously been involved in similar cases and can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was involved in a trucking accident. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.