Crash Between Big Rig and School Bus in Portales, New Mexico

by | Jan 26, 2023 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury

There was a crash between an 18-wheeler and a school bus in Portales, New Mexico on January 25, 2023.  The accident happened on State Route 236 at the intersection with South Roosevelt Road T.  There were 22 people on the bus at the time.  At least six injuries have been reported.  At least one injured student was transported to a hospital in Lubbock.  The accident remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  A Union Pacific train struck a tractor trailer in Woodlawn, Texas on January 17, 2023.  There was a crash involving two 18-wheelers in Big Spring, Texas on January 19, 2023.  There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Corrigan, Texas on January 20, 2023.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler near Midkiff, Texas on January 21, 2023.  There was a trucking crash in Bexar County, Texas on January 23, 2023.

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.  It goes without saying that an 18-wheeler must yield to other cars on the roadway.

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.

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