Semi-truck Accident on I-10 in Lafayette, Louisiana

by | Mar 12, 2022 | Auto Accident

There was a trucking accident in Lafayette, Louisiana on March 10, 2022.  The accident occurred on Interstate 10.  Reports indicate that firefighters responded to a crash on I-10.  While working on that scene, an 18-wheeler crashed into one of the firetrucks which was parked on an overpass.  A firefighter standing nearby had to jump from the overpass, falling 20 feet to the ground below.   Following the collision, the driver of the semi-truck was arrested on multiple charges.

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 an 18-wheeler in Gregg County, Texas on March 8, 2022.  There was a deadly accident involving two semi-trucks in Hopkins County, Texas on March 8, 2022.  There was a deadly trucking accident in Elmendorf, Texas on March 10, 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.