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Runaway Prius driver won’t sue

A law firm for the driver who says his Toyota Prius sped out of control in California doesn’t plan to sue the automaker.

india Updated: Mar 12, 2010 23:05 IST

A law firm for the driver who says his Toyota Prius sped out of control in California doesn’t plan to sue the automaker.

The Gomez Law Firm issued a statement, saying it represents James Sikes. It was unclear why the law firm was retained; a phone message to the firm wasn’t immediately returned. The statement said Sikes hopes an investigation will identify what caused the incident.

Meanwhile, Canadian politicians accused the nation’s transportation agency of failing to take swift action after receiving acceleration-related complaints in Toyota vehicles three years before the company began a series of safety recalls. Senior officials with Transport Canada came under fire after revealing the agency did not take steps after it received 17 acceleration-related complaints during a probe.