Los Angeles, CA- Now that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has concluded their investigation, it is possible that Caitlyn Jenner could face misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges for causing a traffic collision that left one woman dead.
As of this moment, Jenner has not been charged for causing the deadly accident, but the LA County Sheriff’s Department will present evidence that shows the former Olympian was “traveling at an unsafe speed for road conditions,” TMZ reported. The investigation says Jenner was not speeding when the collision occurred but concluded that her actions “set off a chain of events” which led to the death of
Since the investigation pins blame on Jenner, who was still Bruce at the time, it possible she could be charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges. If convicted she could face up to one year in jail.
Although it was widely reported that Sheriff’s Department would recommend vehicular manslaughter charges, the department told the Huffington Post that they do not make recommendations. So, the decision to charge Jenner will lie solely in the hands of prosecutors.
The accident occurred in February of this year along the Pacific Coast Highway. Jenner was driving his large SUV, hauling a trailer when he slammed into the rear of a Lexus driven by Howe and a Toyota Prius. The impact of the crash pushed Howe’s car into oncoming traffic where it collided head-on with a Hummer. She was pronounced dead on the scene.
Jenner stayed on the scene and cooperated with police, agreeing to sobriety tests. No one involved in the collision was intoxicate or texting at the time of the crash.
Caitlyn isn’t the only person who is facing charges. The Huffington Post reported that the female driver of a Prius which was also struck by Caitlyn could be charged for driving with suspended license.
A misdemeanor charge is not the only legal troubles Jenner is facing. Howe’s step children are suing the reality star for wrongful death and have accused Jenner of being uncooperative. According to the New York Daily News, Howe’s children allege that Jenner failed to show up to a deposition and has refused to reschedule.
“Contrary to Ms. Jenner’s claim that she is cooperating, she failed to show for her deposition, and she has taken the 5th Amendment to avoid answering even the most basic written discovery we have served,” said Jeffrey Wolf, the attorney representing Howe’s family, according to the Daily News.
The driver of the Prius has also filed a claimed against Jenner.
All motorists have a responsibility to take the conditions of the road in consideration and act accordingly. Failing to take due care is considered negligent and makes it possible for an accident attorney in California to hold an at-fault driver responsible for any injuries or deaths that result for an accident they caused.
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