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Victim’s Family Sues Over Truck Accident

The family of a Wood River man who was killed following a truck accident last November has sued the truck driver and two transport companies. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed in connection with the truck accident that occurred when a tractor-trailer came up behind the car the victim was driving and hit the car. The car was then forced across the median into oncoming traffic, causing another collision and killing the victim. According to the truck accident attorney on the case the victim’s family is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 from each defendant on each of several counts, including negligence and traveling at excessive speeds. For more information on this Madison County truck accident, click here.