$800,000 Settlement Ambulance Driver Texting Before Fatal Collision
Excerpt from Virginia Lawyers Weekly – July 29, 2013
While in route to the nursing home, the driver of the ambulance veered into an oncoming lane and struck a fully loaded cement truck head-on. The ambulance driver died as a result of the collision. The decedent was alive, but not responsive, immediately after the accident. He was air-lifted to U.Va. Medical Center, where he died approximately an hour and half after the accident. There were no eyewitnesses to the accident other than the cement truck driver.