There was an 18-wheeler accident in Albuquerque, New Mexico on May 29, 2023. The accident occurred when an 18-wheeler attempted a left turn at the intersection of Carlisle and Claremont. During the incident, the 18-wheeler failed to yield to the oncoming motorcyclists, and collided with two riders. Both motorcyclists were transported to a local hospital with severe injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was arrested on multiple charges following the accident. Additional details have not yet been released.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was an 18-wheeler accident in Corpus Christi, Texas on May 19, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Lafayette, Louisiana on May 20, 2023. There was an 18-wheeler crash on Interstate 69 in Houston, Texas on May 22, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash near Albuquerque, New Mexico on May 21, 2023. There was an 18-wheeler rollover crash near Bronte, Texas on May 25, 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. Of course, technological advancements may pose additional hazards. It goes without saying that an 18-wheeler must yield to other cars on the roadway. 18-wheelers pose significant risks 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.