In a motor vehicle accident involving a stolen vehicle, can the driver of the stolen vehicle be held liable for damages?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Provost v Bolton, 2017 BCSC 1608 (CanLII):

In Matharu v. Manheim, 2014 ONSC 3459, the defendant driver stole a vehicle from a car lot owned by the defendants’ auction company. Ten days later, the plaintiffs were injured in a motor vehicle accident with the thief.

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