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Passenger sues drivers following collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 1, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing two drivers for allegedly causing a collision.

Caleb Caperton filed a complaint on July 13 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Brittany Hash and Mond Salmond, alleging the defendants failed to exercise ordinary care in operating their vehicles.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 14, 2015, he was a passenger in a vehicle being operated by Hash when the defendant allegedly crashed into another vehicle being operated by Salmond. 

As a result, Caperton claims he suffered physical injuries, pain and discomfort, and incurred medical expenses. 

The plaintiff alleges the defendants drove at an excessive rate of speed, failed to keep a careful lookout and violated the red traffic signal.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for damages that are fair and reasonable, plus costs expended and other relief as may be appropriate under the circumstances. 

He is represented by Aaron D. Lefton of Law Office of Jerome Lefton in St. Louis.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-364

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