Fiery Big Rig Crash in San Antonio, Texas

by | Jan 6, 2023 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in San Antonio, Texas on January 5, 2023.  The accident happened on southbound Interstate 35 on the north side of town.  Reports indicate the semi-truck lost control before overturning and bursting into flames.  It is unknown what caused the big rig to lose control.  A passenger in the truck was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.  The driver sustained injuries.  The crash remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a trucking accident in Robertson County, Texas on December 22, 2022.  There was a fatal 18-wheeler accident in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on December 22, 2022.  There was an accident involving two 18-wheelers near Grants, New Mexico on December 24, 2022.  There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler near Austin, Texas on December 28, 2022.  There was a deadly crash involving a Fed-Ex 18-wheeler in Dallas, Texas on January 4, 2022.  There was a fatal accident involving a UPS 18-wheeler in Ferris, Texas on January 5, 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.