Motorist blames taxi company for intersection crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 18, 2017

FRESNO — A Fresno County motorist is suing a taxi company, alleging negligent driving caused a crash.

Michael Davis filed a complaint Dec. 1 in Fresno County Superior Court against Scrip Taxi, Trechia Houser, Fresno Area Express, and the city of Fresno, alleging the defendants negligently entrusted, managed, maintained, drove and operated a vehicle so as to cause a collision with the plaintiff at a Fresno intersection.

According to the complaint, on Aug. 1, Davis was driving near the intersection of C Street and Ventura Street in Fresno when his vehicle as struck by Scrip Taxi/Fresno Area Express vehicle driven by Houser.  

As a result, Davis says, he sustained physical injuries, economic losses and emotional distress. 

The plaintiff alleges Houser failed to keep a proper lookout, failed to yield right of way and failed to sound her horn to approaching vehicles.

Davis seeks trial by jury, compensatory damages in excess of $25,000, attorney fees, costs of suit and all other relief the court deems just and proper. He is represented by attorney David Yadidi of Yadidi Law Firm PC in Encino.

Fresno County Superior Court case number 17CECG04061

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