EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County resident is suing a motorist
for alleged negligence in a 2015 collision accident that resulted in physical injury
to the plaintiff.
Ebony Redd filed suit on Oct. 3 in Madison County Circuit Court against Amberle
Mikuleza of Granite City, claiming negligen.
the suit, the plaintiff was traveling in a motor vehicle on a public highway near
the intersection of 27th Street and Madison Avenue in Madison County
on June 28, 2015, when the defendant allegedly rear-ended Redd’s vehicle at approximately
contends that the defendant failed to keep an adequate lookout and concede the
right of way to avoid the accident. Additionally, Redd claims that Mikuleza
neglected to operate her car at a suitable speed under the prevailing
conditons; failed to slow down to avoid the collision, and was following Redd’s
vehicle too closely.
maintains that as a result of the accident, she suffered neck pain, chest pain
and abdominal pain. Additionally, the defendant was cited for failure to reduce
speed, comprising a clear violation of Illinois Vehicle Code.
damages in excess of $50,000, plus attorneys’ fees and costs. The plaintiff is
represented by James Eason of the Eason Law Firm in St. Louis.
Madison County Circuit
Court case number: 2016-L-001390