Caitlyn Jenner sued over fatal Malibu crash
A family who says it suffered serious injuries in a fatal traffic collision involving Caitlyn Jenner earlier this year sued the Olympic gold medalist on Friday.
The Wolf-Milesi family of Malibu sued Jenner in Los Angeles Superior Court for negligence in the February crash, which killed one woman after Jenner rear-ended her car and pushed it into oncoming traffic on the Pacific Coast Highway.
Wolf-Milesi suffered serious wrist injuries and his 1-month-old son was unresponsive after the accident, according to the lawsuit. Wolf-Milesi’s wife also sustained blunt-force injuries and requires ongoing treatment, the suit states.
“The emotional effects of being involved in a collision that has taken the life of another has caused tremendous distress and suffering for the Wolf-Milesi family,” the suit states.
Jenner’s publicist Alan Nierob declined to comment Friday.
The accident occurred before Jenner announced that she is transgender and transitioned into her new identity as Caitlyn.
After the accident, Jenner released a statement expressing sympathy to those involved in the accident.
“It is a devastating tragedy,” the statement read. “I cannot pretend to imagine what this family is going through at this time. I am praying for them.”
Jenner is also facing separate lawsuits by Howe’s family and the driver of another car involved in the collision.
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