There was a deadly accident involving multiple 18-wheelers near Vega, Texas on October 21, 2022. The crash occurred on westbound Interstate 40 in Oldham County. According to reports, an 18-wheeler was parked on the shoulder of the highway. A second big rig, a 2021 Volvo truck tractor semi-trailer struck the the driver and then truck of the vehicle on the shoulder. The Volvo continued into a ditch before rolling over. The driver of both trucks were killed as a result. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this deadly crash.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a deadly truck crash in El Paso, Texas on October 18, 2022. A pedestrian was killed by a semi truck in Houston, Texas on October 18, 2022. There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Azle, Texas on October 20, 2022. A pedestrian was killed by a semi truck in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on October 20, 2022. There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Hillsboro, Texas on October 20, 2022. There was a deadly 18-wheeler hit and run accident in Houston, Texas on October 20, 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.