BELLEVILLE — A driver claims another motorist caused a collision on Interstate 64 with a mechanically unsound vehicle.
Tavist Fisher filed a complaint on July 13 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Paul Martin, alleging he failed to exercise ordinary care for the safety of others using the public roadway.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 27, he was driving eastbound on Interstate 64 when the defendant collided with his vehicle.
As a result, Fisher claims he suffered disability, pain, medical bills and loss of normal life.
The plaintiff alleges Martin failed to be attentive while driving, drove at a speed greater than what is reasonable and operated the vehicle when it was not in a mechanically sound condition.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in the amount for actual damages in excess of $50,000, plus costs.
He is represented by Kevin Boyne of Kevin Boyne, PC in Belleville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-363