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Motorist claims driver caused rear-end crash on Moro Road in 2015

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 16, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a 2015 rear-end collision in Moro Township. 

Joseph E. Sheppard filed a complaint on May 10 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Austin L. Fuller, alleging he failed to maintain proper control of his vehicle.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Aug. 8, 2015, he was operating his motor vehicle east on Moro Road in Moro Township when the defendant allegedly struck the rear of his vehicle. 

The plaintiff claims he sustained injuries that caused him to suffer medical expenses, pain and disability. 

Sheppard alleges Fuller failed to maintain proper lookout and to reduce speed to avoid collision.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant in excess of the minimum jurisdiction limits of this court and costs of this suit. 

He is represented by Laura A. Cole of Smith, Mendenhall, Selby & Cole in Alton.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 17-L-613

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