Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident

There has been a lawsuit filed regarding the fatal pedestrian accident that happened September 13, 2014, in which a CTA bus fatally struck Celia Sauseda, 54, of Chicago.

This lawsuit, which was filed in Cook County Circuit Court, as well as the underlying accident that happened in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood, is discussed in the September 17, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Lawsuit filed in last week’s death of woman hit by CTA bus.”

An excerpt from the article:

The lawsuit alleges that the bus driver failed to look out the window and check side-view mirrors of the bus before pulling out from the bus stop, failed to yield the right of way and failed to take evasive action to avoid striking Sauseda.

According to the article, the CTA bus driver was not issued any citations by Chicago Police.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois wrongful death lawsuit can be seen in a variety of articles including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above.


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