There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in San Antonio, Texas on July 25, 2023. The accident occurred on South Loop 1604 near U.S. Highway 281. According to reports, an 18-wheeler drove into a passenger pickup truck. The truck caught on fire after the impact. The driver of the truck was trapped inside, ultimately losing his life. The victim’s identity has not yet been released. The crash remains under investigation at this time.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. A construction worker was struck and killed by a semi truck in Riverside, Ohio on July 20, 2023. There was an 18-wheeler accident in Lubbock, Texas on July 21, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash near Powderly, Texas on July 21, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Edgewood, New Mexico on July 24, 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.