Driver says pothole caused crash, sues city

Bethany Krajelis Feb. 10, 2015, 10:31am

A Chicago driver is suing the city over claims a pothole caused her to crash.

Pamela Chapron sued the City of Chicago Jan. 28 in the Cook County Circuit Court.

According to the complaint, Capron was driving on South Ashland Avenue on March 28, 2014, wen she drove into a pot hole near the intersection of 92nd Street, causing injuries after "crashing with great force and violence."

She accuses the city of negligently allowing the street to remain in disrepair by not repairing the pot holes and failing to warn motorists of the dangerous condition.

Capron is seeking more than $30,000 in damages and is represented by Michael F. Conway of Conway Law Office in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2015L000864.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and represents only one side of the story.

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