Four Big Rigs and Passenger Vehicle in Crash in Palo Pinto County, Texas

by | Dec 10, 2022 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly crash in Palo Pinto County, Texas on December 9, 2022.  The crash occurred on Interstate 20.  At the time, traffic had slowed due to a crash between a FedEx Truck and a charter bus earlier in the day.  An 18-wheeler struck a second truck from behind.  The truck was then pushed into a passenger vehicle.  Another truck is then believed to have been involved.  A fire broke out after the crash, consuming multiple vehicles.  One person was killed and three were injured in the crash.  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.

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.