BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County man is seeking damages after he was struck while walking at a gas station in Belleville.
Frank L. Morin filed a complaint on Nov. 1 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Eric H. Reeve, alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 9, 2016, he was walking from a gas pump to the front entrance of the Circle K in Belleville when Reeve negligently operated his vehicle and struck him.
Morin claims he sustained injuries to his head, neck, chest, back and leg, resulting in physical and mental pain, medical expenses and loss of enjoyment of life.
The plaintiff alleges Reeve failed to control his vehicle, failed to stop to avoid a collision and operated his vehicle at an excessive rate of speed.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against defendant in an amount of more than $50,000, plus costs of this action and any further relief that the court may deem just.
He is represented by Derek J. Siegel of Kuehn, Beasley & Young PC in Belleville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-643