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Chauffeur Attacked By Drunk Passenger, Files Lawsuit

Posted on August 9, 2012

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — A limousine chauffeur from St. Charles, Ill.-based Keen Limousine has filed a lawsuit claiming he was repeatedly punched in the head by an irate and “extremely intoxicated” passenger while driving on I-88 at highway speeds.

The chauffeur, Richard Sutich of Elburn, Ill., says the October 8, 2011 attack left him with long-term hearing and neurological damage, according to the complaint filed in DuPage County court against David Bode.

The attack happened after Sutich picked up Bode and Bode’s girlfriend from a Chicago Blackhawks hockey game at the United Center. The report says Bode incorrectly accused Sutich of going the wrong direction and then started throwing punches.

Read the full report by the Daily Herald by visiting: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120803/news/708039705/

Related Topics: Chicago operators, driver safety, drunk passengers, passenger safety

Comments ( 1 )
  • Ghena

     | about 6 years ago

    It took him almost a year to figure out what happened that night. Is the limo company he worked for part of the lawsuit?

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