Two 18-wheelers Collide in Santo, Texas

by | Jul 12, 2023 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash in Santo, Texas on July 8, 2023.  The crash occurred on Interstate 20 westbound about a mile west of Santo.  According to reports, two 18-wheelers collided head-on, after one of them crossed the median and entered the lane of oncoming traffic.  Both drivers and a passenger in one of the semi-trucks were pronounced dead at the scene.  The victims have been identified as Rotimi Arijeloye,  Kevin Eom, and the passenger, Sung Moon.  The incident remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a crash between a truck and a golf cart resulting in multiple injuries in Port Aransas, Texas on July 8, 2023.  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.

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.