San Francisco news reports that the fatal tow truck accident that killed
a mother of two is under investigation, and that the tow truck that caused
that accident should never have been on the road. According to sources,
the company's motor carrier permit had been suspended months before
due to work place safety and workplace violations. These violations included
hiring violations, and driving unregistered trucks, and towing cars without
the proper safety restraints. Despite lacking a valid permit, the company
still continued operating.
On June 13, a San Francisco worker and mother of two was killed when the
Buick the tow company was hauling, rolled off the back of the tow truck
and into the ditch where the woman was working.
Operating without a valid permit could potentially lead to civil and criminal
This accident remains under investigation.
For more information or if you have sustained injuries in any type of
accident, please contact the dedicated
San Francisco personal injury attorneys
at Bostwick and Peterson, LLP for an immediate consultation.