BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing Angeletta C. Edwards for allegedly rear-ending her vehicle at a Collinsville intersection two years ago.
Tawnya M. Herman of Fairview Heights filed a complaint on March 21 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Edwards alleging that she breached her duty to exercise reasonable care while driving.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on March 24, 2015, she was lawfully driving her motor vehicle and was stopped at the intersection of South Morrison Street and Heatherwood Drive in Collinsville when defendant violently struck the rear of her vehicle. The plaintiff sustained serious and extensive injuries resulting in pain and suffering, loss of income and wages and medical-related expenses. The plaintiff holds Edwards responsible because she allegedly failed to reduce speed in time in order to avoid collision.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in an amount exceeding $50,000, plus costs of this suit. She is represented by Rhonda D. Fiss of The Law Office of Rhonda D. Fiss PC in Belleville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-144