There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler in Jasper County, Texas on February 5, 2023. The accident happened on the U.S. Highway 190, on the Neches River Bridge. Two passenger vehicles and a semi-trailer were involved. One driver became trapped in their vehicle as a result. Multiple people sustained injuries and were taken to Christus Jasper Memorial Hospital and Tyler County Hospital.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. A student from East Texas Baptist University was killed in a crash near Waskom, Texas on January 30, 2023. There was a crash involving multiple 18-wheelers in Kimble County, Texas on January 31, 2023. There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler in Smith County, Texas on January 31, 2023. An 18-wheeler lost control on the roadway and struck a Travis County Sheriff’s Deputy on January 31, 2023. Deadly 18-wheeler crash on I-35 near West, Texas on January 31, 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.