Man sues driver for allegedly crashing into pole

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 26, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger is suing the driver for allegedly crashing into a pole.

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger is suing the driver for allegedly crashing into a pole.

Louis P. Campbell filed a complaint on June 15 in Madison County Circuit Court against Sarah Mitchell, alleging she breached her duty to operate her vehicle in a careful manner.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 2, 2015, he was a passenger in a vehicle being operated by the defendant in a northerly direction on Old Alton Road near its intersection with Canham Lane in Chouteau Township. He claims he was injured when the vehicle struck a power line pole. 

As a result, the plaintiff allegedly incurred substantial medical expenses and suffered extreme physical and emotional pain. 

The plaintiff alleges Mitchell negligently drove the vehicle at a speed greater than what was warranted by the road condition and failed to keep a proper lookout.

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

She is represented by Thomas E. Hildebrand of the Thomas E. Hildebrand Law Office in Granite City.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 17-L-845

Want to get notified whenever we write about any of these organizations ?

Sign-up Next time we write about any of these organizations, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

Madison County Circuit Court Thomas E. Hildebrand Law Office

More News

The Record Network