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

Local

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Yet To Give Insurance Info To Other Driver 3 Weeks After Crash, Lawyer Says

View Comments
Christin-Ayers_BIO-HEAD Christin Ayers
Christin Ayers is a general assignment reporter for KPIX 5 Eyewitness...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

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

quake flash 082614 Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Yet To Give Insurance Info To Other Driver 3 Weeks After Crash, Lawyer SaysSome Bay Area Residents Report Mysterious Flashes In The Sky During Napa Quake

desmond hague elevator Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Yet To Give Insurance Info To Other Driver 3 Weeks After Crash, Lawyer SaysCaught On Camera: Alleged Dog Abuse By CEO Of Company Tied To 49ers, Giants

nicholas dillon copy Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Yet To Give Insurance Info To Other Driver 3 Weeks After Crash, Lawyer SaysTeenager Crushed By Chimney In Napa Earthquake Speaks From Hospital Bed

454087234 8 Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Yet To Give Insurance Info To Other Driver 3 Weeks After Crash, Lawyer SaysStrong Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rocks San Francisco Bay Area, Dozens Hurt, Significant Damage In Napa

keyframe22 Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Yet To Give Insurance Info To Other Driver 3 Weeks After Crash, Lawyer SaysCaught On Camera: Concord Thief Uses Mystery Electronic Device To Break Into Car

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – The lawyer of a woman who was involved in a crash with Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said the mayor has not sent her insurance information, more than three weeks after the fender-bender.

The accident on June 8th left driver Lakisha Lovely injured and Quan’s city-leased vehicle damaged.

“In all my 20 years, I’ve never gotten such a runaround from someone who was involved in the accident and not been able to get their insurance,” Charles Kelly, Lovely’s attorney told KPIX 5.

Read More:

To add insult to injury, Kelly said his client can’t fix her car either. Kelly said the mayor never showed Lovely her insurance documents. Despite repeated requests by the attorney and the insurance company, the mayor still has not shown proof of insurance.

Kelly said, “Just quit playing games. Just do what every other law abiding citizen in California does when they’re in an accident. Give over your insurance information.”

Quan told KPIX 5’s Christin Ayers on Monday that the other driver never asked for her insurance documents when the accident happened.

KPIX 5: “Did you show your insurance in that accident that happened?”

Quan: “You know, she never asked me. I always keep a copy in the glove compartment.”

KPIX 5: “But by law, aren’t you supposed to show insurance when you’re in an accident with someone?”

Quan: “You know, I told her that we’re self-insured and she should call and she didn’t have hers either. And I said, why don’t we just call tomorrow, so I’ve got to go.”

KPIX 5: “But her lawyer says you’ve been holding up the process.”

Quan: “I haven’t been holding it. She just got a letter from the City Attorney.”

The mayor claimed the city’s vehicle insurance information can be found on the City of Oakland’s website. We found a standard claim form with no information about Oakland’s insurance policy.

When asked about submitting the documentation, Quan said, “We’ll let the City Attorney handle it.”

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,852 other followers