18-Wheeler Accident in Brownsville, Texas

by | Jul 21, 2023 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury

There was an 18-wheeler accident in Brownsville, Texas on July 20, 2023.  The accident occurred in the 6900 block of Padre Island Highway.  According to reports, an 18-wheeler crashed into a passenger vehicle.  One woman and two minor children required medical treatment as a result.  The crash remains under investigation at this time.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a deadly crash near Garrison, Texas on July 12, 2023.  There was a diesel tanker truck accident in Nacogdoches County, Texas on July 13, 2023.  There was an 18-wheeler accident on Interstate 10 eastbound in Vidor, Texas on July 14, 2023.  An Amtrak passenger train derailed after colliding with a semi-truck in Lakeland, Florida on July 14, 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 to learn more about your legal rights.