LEWIS v. COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO, C032865
Vehicle Code section 17004.7, which exempts law enforcement agencies from injuries resulting from car chases, applies when a pursuing officer hits and kills a person who is involved in a collision of the suspect's vehicle in the path of the officer's vehicle.
- Decided 10/25/2001
- Published 10/25/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Baum, Hedlund, Aristei, Guilford & Downey; Baum, Hedlund, Guilford & Schiavo; Paul J. Hedlund, Los Angeles, and J. Clark Aristei, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Porter, Scott, Weiberg & Delehant, Terence J. Cassidy and Kristina M. Hall, Sacramento, for Defendants and Respondents.