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Caitlyn Jenner hit with another lawsuit from car crash

Caitlyn Jenner has been hit with a second lawsuit linked to her involvement in a fatal car crash in February (15).

The retired Olympian, then known as Bruce Jenner, was one of four drivers caught up in the Pacific Coast Highway pile-up in Malibu, California on 7 February (15) when her Escalade rear-ended a Lexus, which had crashed in front of her.


After hitting the Lexus, driven by 69-year-old Kim Howe who died in the crash, Jenner then hit the Prius that was ahead of Howe.


In April (15), Howe's two stepchildren filed a wrongful death suit against Jenner, and on Monday (08Jun15), the Prius driver, Jessica Steindorff, also filed a lawsuit against her.


In legal documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court and obtained by TheWrap, Steindorff claims she suffered several physical injuries from the collision.


Steindorff claims that Jenner, listed in the papers as "Bruce Jenner a/k/a Caitlyn Jenner", "negligently, carelessly, recklessly and wantonly drove... so as to legally cause a collision with plaintiff while she was within her vehicle."


Steindorff is seeking an unspecified amount in lost wages and additional damages.


Jenner's legal team has already sought to dismiss the wrongful death lawsuit from Howe's stepchildren, insisting they are adults who did not depend on Howe.


Reports even suggest Howe had been estranged from her stepchildren, William and Dana, for years.


Jenner admits the fatal accident was a "terrible tragedy", but is adamant the stepchildren are just trying to cash in on Howe's death and the suit should therefore be thrown out of court, according to TMZ.com.