BELLEVILLE — A motorist and her passengers are suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision.
Tanya Anderson n/k/a Koller, individually and as natural mother of Andrew Anderson; Andrew Anderson; Larry Hooker, as natural father of Holly Hooker; and Holly Hooker filed a complaint on Dec. 29 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Dominick Young, alleging the defendant breached his duty to operate his motor vehicle with reasonable care and caution for the safety of others.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on April 19, 2011, Tanya Anderson was operating a vehicle with the other plaintiffs as passengers when Young allegedly rear-ended the plaintiffs' vehicle.
As a result of the crash, the plaintiffs claim they sustained injuries resulting in disability, loss of normal life and medical expenses.
The plaintiffs allege Young failed to maintain proper control of his vehicle and failed to keep careful lookout for other vehicles on the road.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against the defendant in a sum exceeding $50,000 for each plaintiff and all costs expended for this action.
They are represented by Justin B. Mattea of Justin B. Mattea Law LLC in Collinsville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court Case number 16-L-676