Taxi Cab Accidents
A 31-year old woman pulling her scooter into a Mission Bay hotel Monday night was struck by a taxicab and severely injured. The scooter accident took place around 5 p.m. on East Mission Bay Drive. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the woman was turning left into the Hilton Hotel driveway when the 45-year old cab driver pulled in front of her. The woman slammed into the taxicab and suffered serious injuries to her leg. An investigation is ongoing, but police believe the man was in violation of the scooter’s right of way. Read the rest »
A 28-year-old pregnant woman was struck by a taxi at 4800 Camino De La Plaza on January 3, 2012, around 7:30 p.m. in San Ysidro. According to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros, woman was crossing the street (not in a crosswalk) when a westbound taxi hit the in the roadway.
The woman was seven months pregnant and lost her unborn child in this tragic pedestrian crash. The pedestrian also suffered severe head trauma and was immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Traffic Division is investigating the incident. If the motorist is determined to have been at fault in this case, then he could be held responsible for this car accident that killed an unborn child and injured a pedestrian. Read the rest »
Sports Illustrstated Swimsuit Issue model Chrissy Teigen‚ girlfriend of musician John Legend‚ was involved in a serious car accident this afternoon while riding a cab on a freeway in New York City.
The model escaped unhurt but was extremely angry with the driver of the car that hit her. She tweeted a mini-rant before getting another cab. Read the rest »
Singer Gaven DeGraw was hit by a cab minutes after being attacked in NYC early Monday‚ August 8. The musician was transported by an ambulance to Bellevue Hospital and treated for severe injuries.
Law enforcement reports that a witness saw the cab strike the singer and called 911. Gavin’s rep says that the singer is suffering from multiple wounds‚ including a concussion‚ broken nose‚ black eyes‚ cuts‚ and bruises.
Police are still investigating the attack by 3 men at 3:00 AM Monday morning. They are trying to piece together how and why he was assaulted and then run over by a taxi. Read the rest »