A passenger is suing the driver and a traffic control company for injuries he allegedly sustained in a collision in Glen Carbon.

Jeffery Hollenback filed a lawsuit against Wesley Mitchell Jr., and Joshua Weidler Stf LLC, doing business as Traffic Control Co., for negligence in Madison County Circuit Court on Oct. 23.

According to the complaint, on Oct. 25, 2013, the plaintiff was a passenger in Mitchell's car while traveling on Interstate 270 in Glen Carbon when his car collided with the Traffic Control Co. vehicle, operated by Weidler, that was parked while picking up road signs.

The plaintiff alleges Mitchell failed to properly operate his vehicle and the Traffic Control Co. failed to place warning signs or flags.

The plaintiff is seeking more than $50,000 for injuries to his back, neck and shoulder. He is represented by Michael P. Glisson of Williamson, Webster, Falb & Glisson of Alton.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 15-L-1368

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