Daughter Sues Chicago, Illinois Cab Company After Father Killed in Pedestrian Accident
Posted on February 27th, 2009 by Zane Cagle
A Chicago woman filed suit Wednesday against a Chicago cab driver and the a Chicago cab company after the cab driver hit her father while he crossed the street on February 7.
The 89-year old father,had the right of way at an intersection when the driver failed to yield and struck him. He was hospitalized in the critical care unit but died later that evening from his injuries.
According to the suit, the driver failed, “to keep a proper lookout, to decrease speed while approaching and crossing an intersection, and to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.” Police also cited the cab driver for a lack of insurance and failure to exercise due care for a pedestrian in the roadway following a crash.
The three count suit seeks more than $50,000 in damages.
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