Crash Involving 18-wheeler near Orange, Texas

by | Jul 27, 2022 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury

There was a crash involving multiple vehicles including an 18-wheeler in Orange County, Texas on July 25, 2022.  During the accident, a passenger vehicle traveling eastbound on I-10 slowed due to a stopped vehicle ahead.  According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a 2011 Peterbilt tractor-trailer was speeding, and struck the passenger vehicle from behind, resulting in a chain reaction involving at least eight vehicles.  Two people were taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a semi truck rollover crash in Newton County, Texas on July 21, 2022.  An 18-wheeler crashed into a SUV in Eastland, Texas on July 21, 2022.  There was a crash involving two 18-wheelers in Montgomery County, Texas on July 26, 2022.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in San Antonio, Texas on July 26, 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, including their tires.  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.