Docket Nos. 25139, 25609.

206 Cal.App.2d 96 (1962)

23 Cal. Rptr. 631

JOHN P. ULWELLING et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. CROWN COACH CORPORATION et al., Defendants and Respondents. ANGELINA J. SMITH et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER COMPANY et al., Defendants and Respondents. (Consolidated Cases.)

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division One.

July 26, 1962.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Harney, Drummond & Dorsey and John K. Ford for Plaintiffs and Appellants in No. 25139.

Hirson & Horn for Plaintiffs and Appellants in No. 25609.

Betts, Ely & Loomis, Richard F. Runkle, Roger Arnebergh, City Attorney (Los Angeles), Bourke Jones, Assistant City Attorney, Davis H. Von Wittenburgh, Deputy City Attorney, Gilbert, Thompson & Kelly, Jean Wunderlich, Spray, Gould & Bowers, Joseph L. Spray, Moss, Lyon & Dunn, Fulton W. Haight, Henry F. Walker, Early, Maslach, Foran & Williams, Victor E. Williams and Donald J. Pierr for Defendants and Respondents.


On September 30, 1957, a number of school children were riding in a bus owned by Foster Transportation, Inc., and operated by Melden Smith, at approximately 3 p.m., as it approached the crest of a hill, the drive shaft separated and damaged the air line operating the air brake system; unable to stop or slow down and gaining speed and momentum, the bus crashed into a pedestrian foot bridge and plunged 35 feet...


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