Passenger sues over Moro Township accident

Andrea Dearden Oct. 14, 2011, 7:45am

A Madison County woman wants to be paid $100,000 after the car she was riding in was allegedly rear-ended.

Tina E. Rawlings filed a lawsuit Sept. 30 in Madison County Circuit Court against Donald W. Gueldener and Ronnie J. Govero.

According to the lawsuit, Rawlings was a passenger in a car being driven by Govero on May 19. Rawlings says they were driving south on Illinois Highway 159 in Moro Township when they were allegedly hit from behind by a car driven by Gueldener.

Rawlings accuses Gueldener and Govero of negligence and asks for a judgment of more than $100,000 in damages for medical expenses, lost wages and court costs.

Attorney Gregory M. Tobin of East Alton is representing Rawlings.

Madison County Circuit Court Case No. 11-L-991.

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