There was a crash involving multiple 18-wheelers in El Paso, Texas on October 16, 2023. An 18-wheeler rolled over at the intersection of North Desert Boulevard and Transmountain Drive. Another 18-wheeler as well as a passenger pickup truck were also involved in the crash. At least six people sustained injuries in the accident. Additional details have not yet been released.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a crash between an American Eagle plane and a shuttle bus in Chicago, Illinois on October 6, 2023. There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 in Orange, Texas on October 7, 2023. There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana on October 11, 2023. There was an accident involving an 18-wheeler in Las Cruces, New Mexico on October 16, 2023. Ray Stickinger was killed when an 18-wheeler failed to yield, turning in front of his motorcycle in Henderson County, Texas on October 13, 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, 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.