Anthony Ellis, 21, was on a highway driving his motorcycle when he entered an intersection. Emily Trevino was driving in the opposite direction and waiting to make a turn. She turned left in front of Ellis.
Ellis’s motorcycle and Trevino’s car collided and Ellis was thrown into a ditch. He suffered multiple fractures, including to his finger, toes, arm and left knee. He was hospitalized and underwent surgery followed by a course of physical therapy.
Ellis had planned to join the military but is now unable to do so because of his injuries. His medical expenses approached $208,000 with his past lost income of $9,300. Ellis sued Trevino, alleging that she made an improper turn.