BELLEVILLE – A motorist is suing over
injuries he allegedly received when the side and rear of his vehicle were struck.
Michael King filed the suit April 28 in
St. Clair County Circuit Court against Alyssa Rush.
On March 1, King was driving eastbound
on Martin Luther King Drive in East St. Louis when Rush allegedly
pulled her vehicle out from a parking space on the curb and struck
the rear and side of his vehicle, the suit says.
According to the complaint, Rush was
negligent because she followed King's vehicle more closely than was
reasonable and proper, she failed to keep a proper lookout, and she
failed to yield the right of way to oncoming traffic, to name a few allegations.
King seeks judgment against Rush in an
amount in excess of $50,000 plus court costs. He is represented by
Michelle M. Rich, Thomas C. Rich and Kristina D. Cooksey of Thomas C.
Rich PC in Fairview Heights.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case