Granite City accident is subject of suit

Andrea Dearden Feb. 9, 2011, 1:55am


A Missouri man is asking for more than $50,000 from an Illinois driver who allegedly rear-ended him.

Jeffrey J. Pettker filed a lawsuit against James A. Tague Jan. 26 in Madison County Circuit Court

Pettker says he was stopped at a flashing red light on Nameoki Road in Granite City when Tague crashed into the back of Pettker's car.

Pettker is asking for at least $50,000 in damages for medical expenses along with court costs.

Attorney Lanny Darr, of Alton, is representing Pettker.

Madison County Circuit Court case No. 11-L-74

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