Deadly Trucking Accident in Jim Wells County, Texas

by | Nov 23, 2022 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Jim Wells County, Texas on November 20, 2022.  According to reports, a pickup truck was traveling east on FM 624 when it swerved into oncoming traffic.  The pickup hit an 18-wheeler head-on.  The vehicle caught fire after the impact. The driver of the pickup was killed as a result.  The accident remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents in Texas and Louisiana, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  An 18-wheeler struck a pedestrian in San Antonio, Texas on November 14, 2022.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler in Tyler, Texas on November 17, 2022.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler in Corpus Christi, Texas on November 16, 2022.  Two were killed when an 18-wheeler struck a passenger vehicle traveling on U.S. Highway 67 in Keene, Texas on November 16, 2022.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler near Edinburg, Texas on November 18, 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.