There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler in Travis County, Texas on January 31, 2023. The accident happened on northbound State Highway 130. The Deputy involved was assisting an 18-wheeler that had gone off the highway. Another 18-wheeler lost control on the icy roadway and struck the Deputy. He became pinned under one of the tires of the big rig. The deputy underwent surgery and is expected to survive.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a crash between a semi-truck and an SUV in San Antonio, Texas on January 27, 2023. There was an 18-wheeler crash in Houston, Texas on January 29, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Mesquite, Texas on January 30, 2023. 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.
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.