Single Mother of Four Trapped in Her Car For Days

45-year-old Kristen Hopkins lost both her legs and is taking on General Motors.
1:29 | 10/21/15

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When you turn next tonight to be auto recall one mother of four says she did not receive until it was too late CBC's tube and it is on the horrific accident. Tonight 45 year old Kristen Hopkins who survived six days trapped in her wrecked car and ultimately lost her legs below the knees. Is taking on automotive giant GM claiming the 2014 accident was the company's fault I woke up. I mean. There are proof from my car because that what's upside down. Her 2009 Chevy Malibu plummeting 300 feet from this Colorado road. The single mother of four riding on an umbrella needed doctor Hurd and bleeding. And survive. The sheer will to live. Hoping to see my kids again. Her lawsuit just filed alleges that the power steering and electronic stability control fails we think that. Had these. Failures not occurred. Then this crash when it happened. In fact GM has issued safety recalls for the same problems she alleges she had with the 2009 Malibu. But she says she got her first recall letter from GM nearly three months after her accident. The second just weeks ago what is your message now to Judea and basically why why did this happen. And just tonight GM tells us they're taking this very seriously but they want to look at that call or to see what happened and why Cuban in his words tonight you thank.

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