Molly English-Bowers Apr. 11, 2016, 6:24pm


BELLEVILLE – A motorist claims she was injured when her parked car was struck by another motorist.

Raelynn Costa filed the suit March 24 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Chelsea Phelps.

According to the complaint, on Oct. 7, 2014, Costa was parked in the MotoMart parking lot on Route 159 in St. Clair County when her vehicle was allegedly struck by Phelps' vehicle.

The plaintiff alleges Phelps was negligent in failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident, failing to use evasive maneuvers to avoid an accident, failing to keep a proper lookout, failing to obey the rules of the road, and failing to exercise reasonable care in operating the vehicle.

Costa claims she sustained bodily injuries, lost wages, loss of enjoyment of life, medical bills past and future, past and future pain and suffering, and disability.

The plaintiff seeks a judgment in excess of $50,000 plus court costs and other relief the court deems proper. She is represented by Matthew P. Young of Kuehn, Beasley & Young PC in Belleville.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 16-L-180

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