There was an 18-wheeler crash in Lyons, Texas on December 15, 2022. The crash occurred on State Highway 36. At the time, a pickup truck was attempting to make a left turn onto the highway. The truck was t-boned by an oncoming 18-wheeler. Following that initial impact, another pickup truck and second 18-wheeler were also involved in the crash. The driver was taken to a hospital for medical treatment. 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. Three Southern University students were killed when they were struck by an 18-wheeler in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana on December 6, 2022. A pedestrian was hit by an 18-wheeler in Jones County, Texas on December 6, 2022. There was a crash between a charter bus and a FedEx 18-wheeler in Palo Pinto County, Texas on December 9, 2022. There was a deadly crash involving multiple semi-trucks in Palo Pinto County, Texas on December 9, 2022. There was a deadly crash in Kinder, Louisiana on December 12, 2022. There was a trucking crash in Hill County, Texas on December 13, 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.