Deadly Trucking Accident in Gregg County, Texas

by | Jan 9, 2022 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Gregg County, Texas on January 7, 2022.  The accident occurred on eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near Kilgore, Texas.  Reports indicate a 2004 Mazda Tribute passenger vehicle was disabled on the roadway following a prior accident.  An 18-wheeler that was traveling eastbound struck the disabled vehicle, which became engulfed in flames.  The driver of the Mazda, Linda Blaney of Shreveport, Louisiana, was killed in the crash.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a deadly trucking accident in Waller County, Texas on December 22, 2021, when a truck was pulling out of a truck stop and blocked lanes of travel on Highway 6.  There was an 18-wheeler accident involving multiple vehicles in Manor, Texas on January 4, 2022.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler in San Augustine County, Texas on January 4, 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 to learn more about your legal rights.