Deadly Accident After 18-Wheeler Loses Tires in Houston, Texas

by | Aug 6, 2022 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly incident involving an 18-wheeler in Houston, Texas on August 4, 2022.  An 18-wheeler was traveling southbound on Interstate 45 near Louetta when one of its tandems broke.  As a result, two tires fell off of the 18-wheeler.  One of the tires went over the concrete barrier, into oncoming traffic striking a passenger vehicle.  The driver of the passenger vehicle was killed, and one minor in the car was injured.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this tragic accident.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a crash between a train and an 18-wheeler near Vivian, Louisiana on July 29, 2022.  There was a fiery crash between a passenger vehicle and an 18-wheeler in Lewisville, Texas on July 30, 2022.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Temple, Texas on August 2, 2022.  There was a crash involving a concrete truck in Austin, Texas on August 2, 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 to learn more about your legal rights.