Damages sought from Agency for Community Transit over St. Louis auto accident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 13, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman alleges the negligence driver of an Agency for Community Transit bus caused a collision with her vehicle in the city.

Twanda Leflore filed a complaint on Jan. 25 in the St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court against Agency for Community Transit alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 14, 2017, she was operating an automobile on Spruce Street at or about its intersection with South 14th Street in St. Louis when defendant's bus, driven by its employee Oscar L. Hampton Jr., struck her vehicle. She alleges she suffered serious and permanent injuries, including but not limited to L 4-5 left foraminal disc protrusion and L 5-S1 small posterior disc protrusion and was required to undergo medical treatment and to expend approximately $23,511.08. 

The plaintiff holds Agency for Community Transit responsible because defendant's employee Hampton Jr. allegedly negligently drove the bus at an excessive speed, failed to a keep proper and vigilant lookout and failed to stop or slacken speed to avoid the collision.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount between $25,000 and $74,500, plus costs herein expended. She is represented by Nicholas B. Carter of Law Office of Nicholas B. Carter in St. Louis.

St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit court number 1922cc00191

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