There was a crash involving two 18-wheelers in Montgomery County, Texas on January 9, 2023. The accident happened on Interstate 45 southbound, about a mile from the Montgomery County and Walker County line. One of the trucks overturned on the highway, trapping its driver in the cab of the truck. The second truck left the freeway after the accident. The driver of the overturned semi was taken to a hospital for treatment. The crash remains under investigation.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a fatal accident involving a UPS 18-wheeler in Ferris, Texas on January 5, 2022. A semi-truck lost control before overturning and bursting into flames in San Antonio, Texas on January 5, 2022. There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler near Lacombe, Louisiana on January 6, 2022. There was a deadly crash after an 18-wheeler lost its load of logs near French Camp, Mississippi on January 5, 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.
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.