Personal Injury Lawsuit Filed Concerning Belleville Bicycle Accident

There has been a lawsuit filed regarding a bicycle accident that happened in Belleville, Illinois in 2012.

This Illinois bicycle accident lawsuit is discussed in the Madison Record article of September 10, 2014 titled “Bicyclist claims driver made improper left turn into him.”

The bicycle accident is discussed in the lawsuit, and it alleges that the bicyclist (Bruce Heafner) had the right of way at the time of the accident and was struck by a driver as she was making a left-hand turn at an intersection.  An excerpt from the article:

In addition to his broken collarbone, Heafner suffered injuries to his right and left shoulders, head, face and neck and suffered great pain and mental anguish, the suit states. He also lost wages and incurred medical costs, the complaint says.

Heafner blames Restoff for causing the collision, saying she negligently failed to yield at an intersection, failed to keep a proper lookout, failed to keep her vehicle under proper control and drove too fast, according to the complaint.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois bicycle accident lawsuit can be seen in the Madison Record article mentioned above.


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