Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 12:48pm


A woman is suing the driver who allegedly rear-ended her vehicle in 2013.

Jessica Williams filed a complaint on July 21 in Madison County Circuit Court against Jacob Smith.

On Aug. 7, 2013, Williams claims she was stopped in her vehicle at state Route 143 and Blackburn Road in Madison County when she was rear-ended by Smith's vehicle.

The defendant is accused of negligence for failing to reduce speed, yield the right of way, keep a proper lookout, obey the rules of the road and exercise reasonable care.

As a result, the plaintiff allegedly suffered injuries, disability, lost wages, pain and suffering and medical expenses.

The plaintiff seeks damages of more than $50,000, plus costs.

The plaintiff is represented by Matthew P. Young of Kuehn, Beasley and Young PC in Belleville.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 15-L-918.

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Kuehn, Beasley & Young
Belleville, IL, United States
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