December 09, 2016  

Singer Brandy Sued for Wrongful Death in Freeway Accident

May 7, 2007 (4:00 am) GMT
Brandy was sued for negligence and wrongful death by the husband of Awatef Aboudihaj who was killed in a freeway crash involving the entertainer.

is facing a second lawsuit stemming from a fatal December 30th, 2006 car crash.

Marouane Hdidou, the husband of Awatef Aboudihaj, a woman killed in the accident, filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday May 2nd against Brandy and other motorists involved in the accident, seeking unspecified damages to cover medical and funeral expenses, as well as legal costs and other damages.

According to a California Highway Patrol report, Brandy failed to slow down on December 30th while driving her Land Rover in traffic. She was traveling at approximately 65 mph when her vehicle hit the back of Awatef Aboudihaj's Honda.

The city attorney's office is still deciding whether to charge Brandy with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. If convicted, the star who is also facing a $50 million lawsuit from the victim's parents, could face up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

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