No. 75-375.

80 Wis.2d 272 (1977)

259 N.W.2d 48

NELSON, and husband, Plaintiffs-Respondents, v. TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY, and others, Defendants-Appellants.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided November 1, 1977.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellants the cause was submitted on the briefs of Robert D. Sullivan, Brian J. Henderson and Ames, Riordan, Crivello & Sullivan, all of Milwaukee.

For the respondents the cause was submitted on the brief of Philip Padden and Zubrensky, Padden, Graf & Bratt, attorneys, of Milwaukee, and Alan M. Clack and Thompson & Coates, Ltd. of counsel, of Racine.


The accident in question occurred on West Brown Deer Road, in the Village of River Hills, Milwaukee County, at approximately 1 p.m., on December 23, 1969. West Brown Deer Road has three lanes: an eastbound and westbound lane, and a center lane. It had snowed heavily during the morning and possibly up to the noon hour. The east and west lanes had been plowed, but four to six inches of snow remained in the center lane.

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