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Woman alleges distracted driver caused Maryville crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 21, 2018


EDWARDSVILLE – A woman alleges a distracted driver caused a rear-end collision in Maryville.

Carol Hudson filed a complaint on Feb. 12 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Trenton A. McKinney, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 13, 2017, she was driving her motor vehicle in the Maryville when the defendant struck the rear of her vehicle. 

Hudson claims she sustained severe injuries both externally and internally, resulting in disability and loss of earnings and medical expenses. 

The plaintiff alleges McKinney negligently drove his vehicle while distracted, failed to maintain a careful lookout and failed to reduce speed or stop his vehicle to avoid colliding with plaintiff's vehicle.

The plaintiff seeks damages of more than $50,000, plus costs of this action and all other relief the court may deem appropriate. 

She is represented by Gregory M. Tobin of Pratt & Tobin PC in East Alton.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 18-L-188

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