Driver sued for negligence in 2008 crash

Andrea Dearden Sep. 2, 2010, 11:24am

A St. Clair County woman is suing the driver she says is to blame for a car crash that left her with serious injuries.

Illuminada Bley filed the petition against Lawrence D. Elbert Aug. 18 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

Record show Bley was riding in a car on Horeshoe Lake Road in Collinsville Aug. 21, 2008 when it was hit by a vehicle driven by Elbert.

Elbert is accused of negligence for failing to see the other car and failing to brake or take evasive action to avoid hitting it.

Bley say Elbert's negligence is to blame for severe and permanent injuries she allegedly suffered,along with mental pain and anguish.

Bley seeks damages of at least $50,000 plus court costs. Attorney B. Cannady is representing her.

St. Clair County Circuit Court Case No. 10-L-424

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