Collisions involving 18 wheelers here in Texas are all too common, but you rarely hear about a major accident involving four large trucks that shuts down an entire roadway.
The ongoing civil trial between the Justice Department and British Petroleum (BP) over the 86-day crude oil spill at the company’s Macondo Well in 2010 continues to drag on, as a recent status conference held by the judge overseeing the proceedings indicated that progress on the case continues to stall.
We frequently discuss the devastating aftermath that comes in the wake of massive 18-wheeler accidents and the importance of having the best representation when you or a loved one is involved in one of these mishaps.
According to KSLA News 12, 73-year-old Thomas Smith Jr. was traveling eastbound on I-30 in Bowie County on Tuesday, July 25, when an 18 wheeler crashed into the back of his Dodge Caravan.
As we’ve previously reported on this blog, BP is attempting to appeal a decision upheld by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier stating that the London-based company must pay billions of dollars to businesses affected by the Deepwater Horizon disaster in accordance with claims administrator Patrick Juneau’s interpretation of the settlement.
Car accidents involving 18 wheelers are dangerous enough as it is, but can be even more alarming when the truck is carrying potentially hazardous cargo.