Toddler Killed in Deadly Trucking Accident in Holden, Louisiana

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

There was a deadly accident involving an 18-wheeler on Interstate 12 in Holden, Louisiana on April 7, 2022. During the accident, an 18-wheeler failed to control its speed and struck a passenger truck from behind.  There were three occupants in the pickup truck, including an 18-month-old.  Tragically, the toddler was killed in the crash.  The driver and a passenger were transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.  The driver of the 18-wheeler was arrested and charged with negligent homicide and reckless operation of a vehicle.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  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 accident involving two 18-wheelers in Hudspeth County, Texas on March 29, 2022.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Monroe, Louisiana on April 1, 2022.  A truck driver was killed by a shifting load in an accident in Paridis, Louisiana on April 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 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.