There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Oldham County, Texas on June 19, 2023. The accident occurred on Highway 385. During the incident, an 18-wheeler was stopped at a red light on the roadway when a second 18-wheeler struck it from behind. The first 18-wheeler was forced into a pickup truck stopped in front of it. One of the semi-truck drivers was killed in the crash. Six people were in the pickup truck at the time, and all were taken to a hospital in Amarillo for treatment.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. A driver was killed by an 18-wheeler’s lost tire in Richardson, Texas on June 8, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Port Arthur, Texas on June 9, 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.