Deadly Big Rig Crash in Mesquite, Texas

by | Jan 19, 2023 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Mesquite, Texas on January 17, 2023.  The accident happened early Tuesday morning on Interstate 30.  During the crash an 18-wheeler collided with a pickup truck.  The pickup left the highway and crashed into a tree on the side of the road.  The two people in the pickup were killed as a result.  The crash remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a deadly crash after an 18-wheeler lost its load of logs near French Camp, Mississippi on January 5, 2023.  There was a crash involving two 18-wheelers in Montgomery County, Texas on January 9, 2023.   An 18-wheeler struck multiple vehicles in a construction convoy near Bryan, Texas on January 10, 2023.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler in McKinley County, New Mexico on January 13, 2023.  A train crashed into an 18-wheeler in Lafayette, Louisiana on January 16, 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.