There was a deadly accident involving two 18-wheelers in Hudspeth County, Texas on March 29, 2022. The accident occurred on Interstate 10 eastbound, roughly five miles west of Sierra Blanca, Texas. According to reports one of the 18-wheelers failed to control speed and rear-ended the second 18-wheeler from behind. The accident resulted in one of the drivers being killed, and the second one requiring medical treatment. The victim, the driver of the 18-wheeler which rear-ended the other one, has been identified as Erick Trejo Orta. The driver who required medical treatment was Jesus Daniel Sanchez, of Perris, California. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this accident.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was an accident involving an Amtrak train and a semi-truck in Tickfaw, Louisiana on March 21, 2022. There was a massive crash involving two 18-wheelers and at least nine passenger vehicles in Iberville Parish, Louisiana on March 22, 2022. There was a deadly crash involving a charter bus and an 18-wheeler in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana on March 24, 2022. A tanker truck rolled over following an accident in Killeen, Texas on March 27, 2022. There was a crash involving two 18-wheelers in Greenwood, Louisiana on March 29, 2022. There was an accident involving two passenger vehicles and an 18-wheeler in Waco, Texas on March 29, 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.