Deadly Accident Involving Tow Truck in Houston, Texas

by | Feb 14, 2022 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly accident involving a tow truck Houston, Texas on February 13, 2022.  Reports indicate a passenger vehicle was stopped at a red light on West Little York Road.  A tow truck failed to slop prior to striking the passenger vehicle from behind.  The collision was so violent that it caused the passenger vehicle to be dragged into a ditch next to the roadway.  There were at least two people in the passenger vehicle, the driver and her baby.  Both were taken to a local hospital for treatment.  Tragically, the baby died at the hospital. Our thoughts and prayers to those impacted by this deadly accident.

Safe towing companies must take adequate precautions to ensure that their drivers do not severely injure or kill members of the public in an accident.  Industry standards require companies to regularly inspect their vehicles.  Safe companies must also supervise their drivers to ensure that the company’s policies and procedures have been followed.

It is common sense, but drivers must do the following or else lives are at risk on the roadway: (a) observe and obey traffic laws; (b) keep a proper lookout; and (c) travel at a safe rate of speed for the conditions.  It goes without saying that commercial drivers must bring their vehicles to a stop before striking other vehicles from behind.

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 trucking and commercial 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 commercial vehicle or trucking accident. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.