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Motorist sues over I-64 collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 12, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist for allegedly causing a crash on Interstate 64. 

Anthony Vinson Jr. filed a complaint on March 12 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Dennis Gravot, alleging he failed to maintain proper control of the vehicle he was driving.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 30, 2017, he was traveling west on Interstate 64 when the defendant caused his vehicle to collide with the plaintiff's vehicle. 

Vinson claims he received injuries to his neck, back, shoulder and lumbar areas. 

The plaintiff alleges Gravot failed to keep a proper lookout, operated his vehicle at an excessive rate of speed and failed to timely stop to avoid the accident.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in a fair and reasonable amount exceeding $50,000, plus costs of suit. 

He is represented by Thomas C. Rich, Kristina D. Cooksey and Michelle M. Rich of Rich, Rich & Cooksey PC in Fairview Heights.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 18-L-175

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