Carwash being sued for negligence - Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Carwash being sued for negligence

CHICAGO — The estate of a woman killed in a carwash accident is suing the carwash.

CHICAGO — According to www.wlsam.com, the family of a woman who died in a freak carwash accident is suing the business.

On Jan. 28, 2017, police state that Jerauld Kirkpatrick drove his car through the closed overhead door of Norwood Hand Carwash, the article continued.

Passion Overstreet-Vinnett, 28, was inside at the time and was struck by the car and pinned underneath by the door; then later died at a local hospital, the article noted.

Although her death was ruled an accident, Overstreet-Vinnett’s estate is suing both Kirkpatrick and Norwood Hand Carwash for negligence resulting in the victim’s death, the article added; the amount of damages it seeks was unspecified.

The secretary for the carwash told the Chicago Sun-Times that he has “recorded proof the only party negligent was the driver who hit the lady,” and that the carwash door was closed and had strobe lights outside to alert people, the article concluded.

Read the original article here.

You May Also Like

Splash welcomes Kathryn Rogers as chief financial officer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Rogers brings extensive experience to Splash Car Wash, having worked with major firms and non-profits.

kathryn-rogers-splash

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Splash announced the appointment of Kathryn Rogers, CPA as its new chief financial officer (CFO) in a press release as of April 2024.

Rogers brings a diverse background in finance and a proven track record of driving fiscal success to her new role at Splash.

Splash Car Wash to build four new locations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Fayetteville Splash Car Wash opened in June 2024, featuring an express carwash tunnel with high-powered free vacuums.

Whistle Express opens Fairdale location with donation to hospital

FAIRDALE, Ky. — Celebration will include exclusive promotions, a $1 donation to Norton Children’s Hospital for every car washed and more.

Whistle Express car wash - magnolia holdings
The RipTide Car Wash acquires MILES Auto Spa

NASHVILLE — This strategic move enhances RipTide’s presence in the Southeast, particularly in the thriving Nashville market.

MILES Auto Spa logo
Lucas Oil facilities receive recertification for ISO 9001:2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Certification shows Lucas Oil’s commitment to quality proprietary solutions, regulatory compliance and customer satisfaction.

lucas-oil-recertification

Other Posts

Hanley Investment Group arranges sale of new Mister Car Wash

MERIDIAN, Idaho — The Mister Car Wash property, constructed in 2024, features a 5,381-square-foot facility on a 1.04-acre parcel.

mister-car-wash
Atlantic Street Capital invests additional money in ZIPS Car Wash

NEW YORK — The additional $70 million investment supports ZIPS’ operating strategy, member experience, leadership team and wash quality.

OPW releases new product add-ons, online store

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Enhance your carwash operation with Washnetics® Tunnel Wash Components and OneShot™ Presoak.

opw-logo-feature
International Carwash Association releases Q2 2024 Pulse Report

WHEATON, Ill. — New, targeted questions give insights on trending marketing initiatives, growth opportunities and operators’ investment plans.

report-600300