There was an 18-wheeler accident in Nacogdoches County, Texas on July 12, 2023. The accident occurred on Highway 59, near Garrison, Texas. According to reports, an 18-wheeler and SUV collided head-on in the crash. After the crash, the 18-wheeler caught fire. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to a local hospital for treatment. A passenger in the SUV was ejected from the vehicle, and pronounced dead at the scene. 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 involving a semi-truck and a motorcycle in Albuquerque, New Mexico on July 10, 2023. There was an 18-wheeler crash in Minden, Louisiana on July 11, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler and pedestrian accident in Houston, Texas on July 11, 2023. There was an 18-wheeler accident in Las Cruces, New Mexico on July 11, 2023. There was an 18-wheeler accident in Freeport, Texas on July 12, 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.