Brother of victim files wrongful-death suit in Lakeview taxi accident
A relative of an 86-year-old pedestrian who was fatally struck by taxi last year in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the driver and cab company.
Brian Kier says Mohammed Ahmed was negligent last August when he failed to yield to Coral Kier while she was walking across Sheridan Road, according to the lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court. The lawsuit also names Yellow Cab Affiliation Inc. as a defendant.
Ahmed was traveling west on Briar Place Aug. 22 when he tried to turn left on Sheridan. His cab then hit Kier as she was walking east in the crosswalk, according to the lawsuit.