Deadly Trucking Accident in Amarillo, Texas

by | Oct 28, 2023 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a fiery crash involving an 18-wheeler in Amarillo, Texas on October 26, 2023.  An 18-wheeler and a SUV collided head on on Loop 335 Thursday evening.  After the crash, a fire broke out after impact.  One person was killed in the crash.  Additional details have not been released related to these accidents.

There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  There was a crash between a school bus and an 18-wheeler in San Antonio, Texas on October 18, 2023.  There was a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Cleveland, Texas on October 19, 2023.  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.

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.