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Cyclist alleges driver ran stop sign, hit him in Collinsville

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 24, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – A cyclist alleges he was injured in Collinsville when a motorist failed to yield to a stop sign.

Del Miller filed a complaint on July 13 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Garrett Morgan, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Dec. 3, 2016, while operating his bicycle in a northerly direction on Vandalia Street, the defendant allegedly ran a stop sign and hit his bicycle broadside. 

Miller claims he suffered physical injuries, pain and expended money for necessary medical care. 

The plaintiff alleges Morgan failed to keep a proper lookout for other vehicles, failed to properly apply brakes of the vehicle and operated his vehicle at an excessive rate of speed.

The plaintiff seeks judgment in a sum of more than $50,000 to compensate for damages, plus costs of suit, and any other further relief the court deems just and proper. 

He is represented by John H. Hustava of John H. Hustava in Collinsville.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 17-L-1002

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