18-Wheeler Crash near Andrews, Texas

by | Oct 29, 2023 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury

There was an 18-wheeler crash near Andrews, Texas on October 27, 2023.  An 18-wheeler collided with a passenger SUV at the intersection of State Highway 115 and FM 2371.  According to reports, the big rig failed to yield to the passenger vehicle, resulting in the crash.  At least five people in the vehicle were taken to a hospital in Andrews for treatment.  The accident remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a crash involving an 18-wheeler on the Southwest Freeway in Fort Bend County, Texas on October 24, 2023.  There were two separate crashes involving 18-wheelers on I-10 in Jefferson County, Texas on October 24, 2023.  There was a fiery crash involving an 18-wheeler in Amarillo, Texas on October 26, 2023.  There was a crash between an RV and an 18-wheeler in Burleson County, Texas on October 27, 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 to learn more about your legal rights.