The E! reality star reaches a settlement with Prius driver Jessica Steindorff for an undisclosed amount
Caitlyn Jenner has reached a settlement with Jessica Steindorff, the driver of the Prius involved in the fatal multi-vehicle crash on Malibu’s Pacific Coast Highway in February.
The financial agreement filed at Los Angeles Superior Court was for an undisclosed amount, according to legal documents obtained by TheWrap on Wednesday.
Steindorff was asking for compensatory and punitive damages, claiming she lost wages and earning capacity, and also sought compensation for hospital and medical expenses in her lawsuit. The Hollywood talent agent, who represents Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio, filed the lawsuit against Jenner, 66, in June.
Kim Howe was killed in the multi-vehicle crash after her Lexus was pushed into oncoming traffic. Officials determined Howe had hit her brakes after the Prius driven by Steindorff stopped in front of her for unknown reasons. Jenner rear-ended Howe, causing her to swerve into oncoming traffic.
Jenner has also been sued by the adult stepchildren of Howe and by the Wolf-Millesi family, who say they were driving in their H2 Hummer when the Lexus struck Jenner’s Cadillac Escalade and slammed into their vehicle head-on.
Jenner has filed papers seeking to dismiss the suit filed by the Howe stepchildren, however, contending that they are adults who weren’t financially dependent on Howe.
The E! reality star will now have to record a videotaped deposition for use in the lawsuits still pending stemming from the crash. Jenner’s attorney said he expects the deposition to be completed by the end of next month.
Jenner passed a field sobriety test and provided a blood sample for drug and alcohol testing following the crash, and will not face criminal charges relating to the collision.
Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.