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Colorado woman alleges she was injured as a passenger in I-64 collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 15, 2018


BELLEVILLE – A Colorado resident alleges she was injured as a passenger in a collision on Interstate 64 when another driver improperly changed lanes and struck the vehicle in which she was riding.

Dawn Wexler filed a complaint on Feb. 2 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Natasha Morgan and Brent Baxter, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Feb. 16, 2016, she was a passenger in a motor vehicle driven by Baxter traveling west in the center lane of Interstate 64 near its intersection with Highway 157 in St. Clair County. The suit states Morgan negligently changed lanes, causing a collision with Baxter's vehicle.

The plaintiff alleges she suffered a fracture to her right wrist, contusions and abrasions, pain, suffering and disability as a result of the collision.

The plaintiff alleges Morgan and Baxter failed to maintain proper lookout, failed to yield to the right of way and failed to take evasive actions to avoid the collision.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in an amount greater than $50,000, costs of this action and any further relief that the court may deem just and equitable. 

She is represented by Eric W. Evans of Evans | Blasi in Granite City.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 18-L-71

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