Multiple 18-wheelers were involved in a crash near Shamrock, Texas on November 12, 2023. According to reports, traffic was stopped on Interstate 40 due to an 18-wheeler which jackknifed on the roadway. Three semis were stopped on the roadway in the traffic, when they were hit from behind by a fourth 18-wheeler. One of the drivers was killed in the crash.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. A dump truck crashed into a bicyclist in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana on November 7, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident near Moriarty, New Mexico on November 9, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash near Big Spring, Texas on November 9, 2023. There was an 18-wheeler rollover crash in Las Cruces, New Mexico on November 10, 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.