Pedestrian Hit and Killed by 18-Wheeler in Jones County, Texas

by | Dec 9, 2022 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Jones County, Texas on December 6, 2022.  The crash occurred on Highway 83.  At the time, a passenger vehicle was stopped on the shoulder.  The driver had exited the vehicle and was walking when he was struck by a passing 18-wheeler.  The victim has been identified as Ezekiel Ortega.  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.  There was a rollover crash involving an 18-wheeler in Robertson County, Texas on November 29, 2022.  There was an 18-wheeler rollover crash in Dallas, Texas on December 1, 2022.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash near Bellevue, Texas on November 29, 2022.  There was an 18-wheeler crash in Nacogdoches, Texas on December 4, 2022.  Three Southern University students were killed when they were struck by an 18-wheeler in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana on December 6, 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.