Area resident Kassie Johnson has filed an automobile collision suit against Tyrus Wells and Texas Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. 

The suit was filed Feb. 12 in Jefferson County District Court.

According to the lawsuit, on July 2, 2011, Johnson was injured in an automobile collision caused by the negligence of Wells, who was allegedly driving while intoxicated.

The suit does not state where or how the incident occurred.

Following the collision, Johnson made a demand for underinsured motorist benefits.

Wells is further accused of negligently failing to yield the right-of-way, speeding and failing to keep a proper lookout.

The plaintiff is suing for her alleged past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment, disfigurement and lost wages.

Beaumont attorney John Werner of the Reaud, Morgan & Quinn law firm represents her.

Judge Donald Floyd, 172nd District Court, is assigned to the case.

Case No. E193-935

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