I-64 entrance ramp accident leads to suit

Andrea Dearden Jul. 27, 2011, 7:25am

A St. Clair County couple is suing the driver of the car that allegedly rear-ended them while they were stopped at an intersection.

Roger A. and Barbara A. Boggs filed a lawsuit against Rowena C. Recore July 7 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

The alleged crash happened in July 2010. According to the complaint, the Boggses were on stopped at the intersection of Green Mount Road and the I-64 entrance ramp. Boggses allege Recore, who was driving behind them, failed to stop at the red light and crashed into the back of them at a high rate of speed.

The St. Clair County couple says they were hurt in the crash and contend Recore is responsible. They accuse the driver of negligence and are asking for more than $100,000 in damages for medical bills, loss of income and court costs.

Attorney Carol L. Cagle of Alton is representing the couple.

St. Clair County Circuit Court Case No. 11-L-351.

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