I-70 Colorado Crash 29 Apr 2019

It’s surprising this hasn’t happened long before now. Our system is, and has been, seriously broken in the trucking industry for some time.

What a maddening, horrible, awful and completely foreseeable thing this was.

Driver: Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, a 23 year old Cuban in the United States on a visa, with a valid CDL and a limited grasp of the English language.

Carrier he was driving for: Castellano 03 Trucking LLC U.S. DOT# 3029296

12010 Fork Creek Dr., Houston, TX
(346) 206-2941

CASTELLAN003TRUCKING@GMAIL.COM

Name:  Yaimy Galan

CSA Profile for Castellano 03 Trucking LLC

Vehicle Maintenance on CSA

(Possible) plate # R375344 VIN – 1FUJBBCG74LM405242004 – 2004 FreightlinerST120 (This is one of the carrier’s trucks; whether it was the one involved is still in question.) This plate received the following tickets:

This is the registration address of the Castellano 03 trucking company:

Links:

https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/crime/company-that-i-70-crash-driver-works-for-has-past-federal-violations-for-brakes-english-proficiency

https://www.9news.com/article/news/investigations/trucking-company-connected-to-i-70-crash-has-history-of-safety-issues-involving-brakes/73-18e8ce1f-5486-4dc8-828c-e52b3fdd6239

Original dashcam of driver missing runaway ramp: https://www.facebook.com/olvera.pedro.1/videos/869226736743573/

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