Suit filed in Wood River man's death -

Suit filed in Wood River man's death

EDWARDSVILLE - The estate of a deceased Wood River man is suing a

truck driver and two transport companies in connection with the

crossover traffic collision that killed him last November.

Merle Bassett, the executor of the estate of David A. Jack, claims in

the wrongful death lawsuit that Jack was driving north on Interstate

57 in Franklin County when a 2007 International Harvester

tractor-trailer came up behind the 2007 Chevrolet Impala that Jack

was driving and collided with the rear of the car.

The Chevrolet was forced across the median of I-57 directly into the

path of two southbound vehicles, causing a second collision, the suit

states. Jack died at the scene from injuries as a result of the


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