Pontoon Beach rear-end accident subject of Madison County suit

Andrea Dearden Sep. 25, 2012, 2:43am

A Madison County woman is accused of rear-ending another car while driving in Pontoon Beach.

Shawna L. Holt and Charles W. Sanders filed a lawsuit against Elizabeth A. Grote Sept. 12 in Madison County Circuit Court.

According to the complaint, Holt and Sanders were driving south on Illinois Route 111 in March. As they neared the junction of Highway 162, Holt and Sanders say they were hit from behind by a car driven by Grote. Both say they were injured in the crash. They are suing Grote for negligence and ask for more than $100,000 in damages for medical expenses, lost wages and court fees.

Attorney John H. Hustava of Collinsville represents Holt and Sanders.

Madison County Circuit Court Case No. 12-L-1462

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