18-Wheeler Crash Claims the Lives of Two Texans Near Hope, Arkansas

by | Sep 6, 2023 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

A deadly accident involving a Honda SUV and an 18-wheeler occurred on Sunday, September 3, near Hope, Arkansas. Of the three occupants in the SUV, two died and the third, a minor, was rushed to the local hospital shortly after emergency medical services arrived on the scene. The investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing but it appears that the SUV became lodged underneath the 18-wheeler as both vehicles were heading westbound on Highway I-30. The two victims have been identified as Jerald Jones, 35, and Shundrekia Hill, 44, both residents of Texarkana, Texas. No one in the 18-wheeler was injured.  This deadly crash remains under investigation.

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, New Mexico 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.