Bierczynski v. Rogers
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|Bierczynski v. Rogers|
|Court||Supreme Court of Delaware|
|Citation||239 A.2d 218|
Defendants Bierczynski and Race were 17 and 18 respectively, and involved in a high speed race on a public highway. Race lost control of his car and collided with the defendant, Rogers.
Judgment for the plaintiff.
Whether one is liable for injury or damage to a third party when they are involved in a race but are not directly involved in the collision.
Participation in a motor vehicle race on a public highway is an act of concurrent negligence imposing liability on each participant for any injury to a non-participant resulting from the race.