City plans $150K payment to UD student hit by Dayton fire engine

  • Source: My Dayton Daily News
  • Published: 01/09/2019 06:25 AM

The city of Dayton is expected to pay $150,000 to settle a case involving a bicyclist who was struck by a city fire truck. On Oct. 22, 2015, then 18-year-old Quinton Kane was hit and then trapped under a city of Dayton fire engine, according to a Ohio Department of Public Safety traffic crash report. Kane, a Westerville resident and University of Dayton student, was riding a mountain bike in a bike lane headed south on Brown Street by the University of Dayton. The fire truck was headed south on Brown Street when it turned right into United Dairy Farmers, a gas station and convenience store. MORE: UD student on bike hit by Dayton fire truck The truck “failed to yield to the bike lane” and Kane became trapped under the front passenger wheel, the report states. In October 2017, Kane filed a civil lawsuit against the city of Dayton and driver Richard Smith claiming he suffered severe and permanent injuries.


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