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Woman files suit against other driver in 2011 crash

Published: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 6:01 p.m. CDT

A woman filed suit in Grundy County Circuit Court Wednesday, Oct. 24, against a man for a February 2011 car crash in Morris.

According to court records, Judith A. Peterson filed suit against David H. Elliot Jr. for a Feb. 28, 2011, crash on Illinios 47, near E. Jackson Street.

Peterson alleges that as she was driving south on Illinois 47, about 16 feet north of the intersection, Elliot was was also traveling south in the center turn lane and negligently moved his vehicle from the left lane to the right lane, colliding with her vehicle.

She claims he made the lane changes without a signal or making sure it was safe first.

She is seeking at minimum $50,000 in damages for loss of future gains, benefits and earnings.

Peterson is being represented by Joseph A. Mueller of Morris.

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