kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Latest News

Parents Of Asiana Crash Victim Run Over By Fire Truck File Claim Against SF

View Comments
Ye Meng Yuan (left) and Wang Lin Jia were killed when Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013. (CBS)

Ye Meng Yuan (left) and Wang Lin Jia were killed when Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013. (CBS)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Trending Stories On CBS SF

sailing accident redwood city copy Parents Of Asiana Crash Victim Run Over By Fire Truck File Claim Against SFSailor Killed In Redwood City Boating Accident Identified

484889689 8 Parents Of Asiana Crash Victim Run Over By Fire Truck File Claim Against SFWhen Is The Next Blood Moon? October 8th Date For Rare Lunar ‘Tetrad’

sjaxscene1 Parents Of Asiana Crash Victim Run Over By Fire Truck File Claim Against SFDriver Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In San Jose Crash That Closed Almaden Expressway

fatal fire Parents Of Asiana Crash Victim Run Over By Fire Truck File Claim Against SFMother, Young Son Killed In San Francisco Sunnydale District Apartment Fire

bart car Parents Of Asiana Crash Victim Run Over By Fire Truck File Claim Against SFBART Gives Public A Look At ‘Fleet Of The Future’ For 1st Time

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a teenage girl who was run over and killed by two emergency vehicles after an Asiana Airlines crash have filed a claim against the city of San Francisco, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained.

In a claim filed this week, attorneys for the parents of 16-year-old Ye Meng Yuan say firefighters who first saw the girl after the July 6 crash should have examined her and moved her somewhere safe.

An autopsy revealed Yuan was alive before the vehicles hit her. Firefighters told investigators they assumed she was dead and hurried on toward the damaged aircraft.

In all, 304 of the 307 people aboard the plane survived after the airliner slammed into a seawall at the end of a runway during final approach for landing.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus