10 Sep Jerry Lee Holt, et alv. Anonymous Defendant, the City of Huntsville and Madison County.
MADISON COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT SETTLEMENT OF $750,000
Mr. Jerry Lee Holt was seriously injured in a vehicular accident when the Ford Explorer he was operating was hit by a utility truck driven by Darius Jones, a City of Huntsville employee. Mr. Jones had driven his bucket-truck partially off of the road, encountered a steep drop-off between the asphalt and the shoulder of the road, lost control of his truck and then shot over into the opposing lane of traffic, hitting Mr. Holt and his passenger. The Defendant had recently repaved that particular section of road, leaving a drop-off between the shoulder and the edge of the road. Madison County had overseen the work performed by the Defendant and authorized the Defendant to leave the job without repairing the shoulders or placing warning signs or cones. Recovery was obtained against Madison County, Shelby, the City of Huntsville and Jones.