Lyft Cab Crashes, Leaving 1 Dead, Who is at Fault?

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Lyft cars with pink mustaches have been roaming the streets of Sacramento for almost a year, allowing people to order rides through their smartphones.

Barbie Beard has been a Lyft driver since May.

"I do it because I love helping the community and I just have a passion about getting people home safely," said Beard.

Brady Lawrence and Shane Holland. The couple was taking a Lyft cab home after a Halloween party, when it crashed. Holland was killed, Lawrence was injured.

Brady Lawrence and Shane Holland. The couple was taking a Lyft cab home after a Halloween party, when it crashed. Holland was killed, Lawrence was injured.

This weekend one young man did not get home safely. 24-year-old Shane Holland was killed early Saturday morning while taking Lyft after a Halloween party early.

It's the first deadly crash involving the ride sharing company.

"So unfortunate. I feel for the family and their loss," said Beard.

The question now: who is at fault?

CHP says that will be difficult to determine because the accident was complicated.

A Kia sedan got stuck in the middle of I-80 in Roseville after being sideswiped. A few cars hit that stalled Kia, and when the Lyft car tried to swerve out of the way, it spun out, hitting two trees.

Holland was in the back seat with his boyfriend, Brady Lawrence.

According to CHP, Shanti Adhikari was behind the wheel.

Holland died immediately, his boyfriend and the driver were hurt.

FOX40 spoke to Adhikari Sunday night. He said he was very sad about the accident.

CHP is still investigating and no one has been charged.

Spokesperson Chad Hertzell says the Lyft car was going 60 miles per hour, which is too fast in the rain.

"If you're going slower you're gonna be able to see a vehicle stalled out in front of you especially in the wet weather," said Hertzell

Lyft says the company has a $1million liability insurance police to provide coverage for drivers, passengers and others injured in accidents like this one.