Pedestrian Killed on East Freeway in Harris County, Texas

by | Jan 16, 2024 | Auto Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly crash on the East Freeway in east Harris County, Texas on January 13, 2024. A pedestrian was attempting to cross the East Freeway was hit by two vehicles on Saturday night.  The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.  One of the two vehicles involved in the accident fled the scene.  The crash remains under investigation at this time.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death.  A motorist from Austin was immediately taken to the hospital following an accident involving an 18-wheeler on January 4, 2024.  There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident involving at least six vehicles in Harris County, Texas on January 8, 2024.  There was a multi-vehicle crash involving a commercial truck carrying equipment in Harris County, Texas on January 11, 2024.
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.