Uber Eats driver was on phone when she hit, killed UT student, lawsuit says, warns Tampa Bay Times

From Tampa Bay Times:

The family of Emily Grace Walker is seeking monetary damages in the wrongful death lawsuit, filed Oct. 29 in Hillsborough Circuit Court.

Named as defendants are Uber Technologies Inc., its management subsidiary, Portier LLC, both of San Francisco, and the driver, Michaela Marie Lents, 33, of Tampa.

Lents was on her phone and making a delivery, the lawsuit said, when she hit the motorcycle at 6:45 p.m. on March 7 at the south entrance to the university’s downtown campus, Cass Street at UT University Drive. Walker died at the scene. Her brother, Christopher Walker, 27, received permanent injuries, the lawsuit said.

Tampa police cited Lents for failure to yield while making a left turn, which carries a $163 fine. The citation was dismissed, however, because a detective with the Tampa Police Department failed to deliver a copy to the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office within the required five-day window.

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