I-10 accident results in lawsuit

By Annie Cosby | Jan 6, 2015

A Jefferson County woman is suing over claims she was injured in a collision in Beaumont.

Bertha Lights filed a lawsuit Oct. 9 in Jefferson County District Court against Adrien T. Bates-Babineaux, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Lights was traveling on the Interstate 10 feeder road at Calder Avenue in Beaumont on June 26, when her vehicle was violently rear-ended by Bates-Babineaux's vehicle. Lights says she sustained injuries to her neck and right shoulder, as well as headaches. Bates-Babineaux is accused of negligence, negligence per se and gross negligence in failing to control her speed and maintain a proper lookout.

Lights seeks damages, including medical expenses, costs of court and interest. She is represented by attorney Wes Klinger Jr. of Wes Klinger Law Office in Beach City.

Jefferson County District Court case number: B-196248

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