A Madison County man is suing over his alleged injuries after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.
Clifford Mathis filed a complaint on Sept. 4 in Madison County Circuit Court against Scott J. Kirsch, alleging negligence.
On June 9 at approximately 2:21 a.m., the complaint states, Mathis was attempting to cross Haller Street near its intersection with Lorena in Wood River, when he was struck and injured by a vehicle driven by Kirsch.
The complaint states that Kirsch was negligent in failing to keep his vehicle under control, speeding, failing to keep a proper lookout, failing to slow down for a pedestrian crossing the roadway and crossing the center line when it was unsafe to do so.
As a result, Mathis claims he suffered injuries to his left leg, neck, and head, for which he has incurred medical expenses.
Mathis seeks a judgment of more than $50,000, plus costs of the suit. He is represented by Samuel A. Mormino Jr. of Mormino Velloff & Snider PC in Alton.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 15-L-1148