Lawsuit Regarding Southern Illinois Multi-Vehicle Accident

There was a Southern Illinois multi-vehicle accident on May 20, 2012 for which a lawsuit has recently been filed.

The plaintiff, Cengiz Sarikcioglu, filed a lawsuit on May 12 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against defendants Paula Tosi, Mihael Gujumit and Carolina Logistic.

This lawsuit has been described in the May 27, 2014 Madison Record article titled “Tractor trailer driver sued over I-64 accident.”

An excerpt:

In his lawsuit, Sarikcioglu claims he was driving east on Interstate 64 near its exit with Illinois Route 3 on May 20, 2012, when Gujumit, who was driving a tractor-trailer owned by Carolina Logistic, collided with a vehicle Tosi was driving.

The impact of the collision caused defendant Tosi’s vehicle to violently overtake and collide with the plaintiff’s motor vehicle, the suit states.

Because of the collision, Sarikcioglu suffered neck, back, left shoulder, left arm, left elbow, left hand, left foot and rib injuries and suffered pain and mental anguish, the complaint says. He also claims he incurred medical costs, suffered from an impaired ability to work and labor and lost wages.

The lawsuit claims negligence against the defendants, which is further described in the article.


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