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Motorist alleges vehicle flipped in collision with semi truck

By Michael Abella | Dec 11, 2016

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing is suing a trucking company and a driver, alleging his vehicle flipped several times in a collision.

Devin Hyink filed a complaint on Dec. 6, in the Madison County Circuit Court against Raymond Haras and Holman Transportation Services Inc., alleging they breached their duty of reasonable care.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 21, 2015, he was traveling eastbound on I-74 in the Bloomington when Haras, who was operating a semi truck owned by Holman Transportation, negligently caused Hyink's vehicle to flip several times.

As a result, the plaintiff sustained severe internal and external body injuries that resulted in physical and mental pain and suffering, lost of normal life, lost of wages and medical expenses, the suit states.

The plaintiff alleges Haras drove the semi truck too fast for the road condition, failed to yield right of way and left the scene of an accident.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against each defendant in an amount in excess of $50,000, plus costs for this action.

He is represented by Michael P. Glisson and Timothy J, Chartrand of Williamson, Webster, Falb & Glisson in Alton.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 16-L-1671

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