There was an 18-wheeler crash in McLennan County, Texas on August 31, 2022. According to reports, the semi-truck overturned on I-35 northbound south of West, Texas. The truck and trailer blocked multiple lanes of traffic. A pickup truck also traveling northbound struck the overturned 18-wheeler. It is believed the wet and rainy weather conditions contributed to the semi-truck overturning. One person was transported to Baylor Scott and White with injuries.
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 multiple vehicles including an 18-wheeler in Houston, Texas on August 14, 2022. There was a crash involving multiple 18-wheelers on Interstate 35 in Lorena, Texas on August 22, 2022. There was a crash involving two 18-wheelers in Laredo, Texas on August 23, 2022. There was an 18-wheeler crash in Manor, Texas on August 25, 2022. There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler and a school bus near Lubbock, Texas on August 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.