A deadly crash involving a Publix 18-wheeler and a pickup truck left one man dead on Monday, September 11, 2023. The crash occurred just before noon at the intersection of McAshan Road and Old Tuscaloosa Highway in McCalla, Alabama.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the pickup truck was pronounced dead at UAB West Hospital. His identity has not yet been released. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.
18-wheeler drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles safely and to avoid accidents. However, 18-wheeler accidents are still common, and they can be very serious.
If you are involved in an 18-wheeler accident, it is important to seek legal counsel immediately. 18-wheeler accident cases can be complex, and an experienced attorney can help you understand your rights and protect your interests. A personal injury attorney can help you investigate the accident, determine who was at fault, and file a claim for damages. If you are successful in your claim, you may be able to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses.
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.