No. 16386.

517 S.W.2d 596 (1974)

CITY OF HOUSTON, Appellant, v. Ada Elizabeth JEAN, Appellee.

Court of Civil Appeals of Texas, Houston (1st Dist.).

Rehearing Denied December 19, 1974.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jonathan Day, City Atty., Joseph G. Rollins, Senior Asst. City Atty., Houston, for appellant.

Moore & Laurence, Robert M. Moore, L. E. Laurence, Houston, for appellee.

EVANS, Justice.

Ada Elizabeth Jean was injured when she drove her automobile off a dead end city street into an adjacent ditch. There were no barricades, warning lights or signs indicating the end of the street or the presence of the ditch.

The jury found that the City's failure to have a barricade at the end of the street was negligence and that such failure was a proximate cause of the occurrence. It also found that the City's failure to install adequate...

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