Donald Christainsen is a grief-stricken, alcoholic man who drives a white BMW. Distracted and intoxicated, he almost hits Natasha when he runs a red light, and later in the day, he hits and injures Jeremy Fitzgerald. The reader learns that he drinks to deal with his grief surrounding the recent death of his daughter, who was killed by a driver who was texting.
Donald Christainsen/the BMW Driver Character Timeline in The Sun is Also a Star
The timeline below shows where the character Donald Christainsen/the BMW Driver appears in The Sun is Also a Star. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.