Deadly Trucking Accident in Allen, Texas

by | Sep 16, 2022 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Allen, Texas on September 14, 2022.  According to reports, an 18-wheeler and another vehicle were involved in a crash in the southbound lanes on the Central Expressway near West Bethany Drive.  After the collision between the two vehicles, the 18-wheeler rolled onto its side.   The cab of the 18-wheeler went through the safety barrier and was suspended off the roadway over an overpass.  The driver of the semi truck was thrown from his vehicle, and was killed.  It is unknown if the driver of the other vehicle was injured.  The crash remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler and a school bus near Lubbock, Texas on August 26, 2022.  There was an 18-wheeler crash in McLennan County, Texas on August 31, 2022.  There was an 18-wheeler crash in Houston, Texas on September 2, 2022.  An 18-wheeler struck a pedestrian in Addis, Louisiana on September 3, 2022.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Wheeler County, Texas on September 5, 2022.  There was an 18-wheeler crash in Lufkin, Texas on September 9, 2022.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash on Interstate 10 in Houston, Texas on September 14, 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.