Andrea Dearden May 28, 2013, 8:48am

A St. Clair County woman says she was rear-ended twice in a multi-car crash in Belleville.

Christina Mottershead filed a lawsuit April 26 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Susan Ruiz and Carly Hampton.

Mottershead was driving north on Green Mount Lane in April 2011, according to the complaint, when she stopped for traffic near the intersection of Mascoutah Avenue. While stopped, Mottershead says she was hit from behind by a car being driven by Hampton. Shortly after, Ruiz allegedly crashed into the back of Hampton's car, which then crashed into the rear of the Mottershead's car a second time.

Mottershead contends she had serious head injuries because of the crash and accuses Ruiz and Hampton of negligence. She asks for more than $100,000 in damages for medical expenses, loss of income and court costs.

Attorney Michael L. McGlynn of Belleville represents Mottershead.

St. Clair County Circuit Court Case No. 13-L-220

Want to get notified whenever we write about St. Clair County ?
Next time we write about St. Clair County, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

St. Clair County
10 Public Square
Belleville, IL 62220

More News