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Motorist sues over rear-end crash in Glen Carbon

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 16, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly failing to operate his vehicle in such a way to prevent injuries.

Edward Keck, Sr. filed a complaint on May 5 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Tyler Heath, alleging he failed to maintain proper control of the vehicle he was driving.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on April 10, 2017, he was operating a motor vehicle southbound on Highway 157 in Glen Carbon when Heath negligently struck the rear of his vehicle. 

The plaintiff claims he suffered injuries all over his body, which caused him to suffer disability, pain and suffering, loss of wages and medical expenses. 

Keck alleges Heath failed to keep a proper lookout for other vehicles and failed to timely apply brakes to stop the vehicle.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant in excess of $50,000, plus costs of this suit. 

He is represented by Thomas C. Rich, Christina D. Cooksey and Michelle M. Rich of Rich, Rich & Cooksey PC in Fairview Heights.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 17-L-600

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