Patient claims injuries during transport by ambulance; Motorist sued for allegedly falling asleep

By The Madison County Record | Feb 24, 2015


A man being transported as a patient claims he suffered neck, shoulder, back and chest injuries when the driver of a pickup truck struck the rear of the ambulance he was in.

Lou Grubbs filed suit against Travis Chartrand on Feb. 3 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

Grubbs blames Chartrand for the accident which occurred July 27, 2013 on I-255 near the 11 mile marker, alleging he fell asleep, among other things.

According to the suit, the ambulance struck the guardrail on the right side of the highway with the front passenger side of the vehicle before coming to rest on the left shoulder.

Grubbs seeks in excess of $50,000 in damages.

He is represented by Jeffrey Kopis of Belleville.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 15-L-55.

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