Alton crash leads to lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — An injured motorist blames another driver for negligence in a car accident on Liberty Street in Alton.

Timothy Podhorn filed a complaint on Aug. 28 in Madison County Circuit Court against Laura Asher, alleging that the driver failed to keep her vehicle under proper control.

According to the complaint, Asher's 1999 Jaguar XJ8 collided with Podhorn's 2000 Cadillac Catera at the intersection of Liberty Street and Blair Avenue. Podhorn claims Asher entered the intersection when it was not safe to do so. He suffered injuries in the crash, the complaint states. 

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages of more than $50,000, plus costs. He is represented by Samuel A. Mormino Jr. of Mormino, Velloff & Snider PC in Alton.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 18-L-1112

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