EDWARDSVILLE — A driver and two passengers are suing another motorist for allegedly causing a collision on Interstate 55.
Renard Spiller, Renesha Miller and Korey Lindsey Sr. filed a complaint on Nov. 28 in Madison County Circuit Court against DeAngelo Watson, alleging he drove his vehicle in a manner that caused it to strike the vehicle occupied by the plaintiffs.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on Oct. 17, Spiller was operating a motor vehicle northbound on Interstate 55 with Miller and Lindsey as passengers when the defendant struck the side of their vehicle.
As a result, the plaintiffs allegedly suffered extensive injuries, requiring medical care and treatment.
The plaintiffs allege Watson failed to maintain a careful lookout, failed to timely apply his brakes and operated his vehicle at a speed greater than reasonable.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment in their favor in a just amount in excess of $50,000 for each of them, plus costs of this suit.
They are represented by Thomas C. Rich, Kristina D. Cooksey and Michelle M. Rich of Rich, Rich & Cooksey PC in Fairview Heights.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 16-L-1616