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 - the be Car Speeds Down Millbrae Hill; 1 Injured...
the be Car Speeds Down Millbrae Hill; 1 Injured MILLBRAE--Its brakes out, an auto raced wildly down Hillcrest boulevard yesterday, jumped off the street's dead-end crashed to a halt on the Southern Pacific railroad tracks... The speeding auto, with three. persons inside, miraculously missed colliding with other autos as it sped through several stop signs at 75 miles per hour and across busy El Camino Real. Joint Panel To Discuss Mills Schools Problems confronting schools in the Mills estate subdivision will be discussed by a two-city panel at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Mills High school cafeteria before a meeting of the Mills Estate Home Owners association. Burlingame panel members will include Mayor Andrews B y r d, Superintendent of schools George V. White and Lloyd Lynes, prin- c i p a l of Benjamin Franklin school. Millbrae panelists are Mayor Douglas Morgan. Superintendent of Schools Earl Kuhn and Tom Vandruff, principal of Spring Valley school. Dr. Edward Walsh, principal of Mills High school, will represent represent that school. Millbrae school trustee, William Glang, will moderate moderate the session. In a business meeting to follow, follow, 15 members of the board of directors of the association will be dominated and elected; the group will discuss community- sponsored, 24-hour home services; it will form its 1959 policies and it will discuss possibilities of put- ing the Mills High swimming pool to use during the summer, particularly on weekends. K of C to Mark Irish Holiday San M a t e o Council 1346, Knights of Columbus, will celebrate Injured in the crash, which ended the wild ride of the was its teen-aged driver, Joseph Joseph Gene Openshaw, 16, of 456 San Ansel mo avenue, San Bruno. Openshaw was given emergency treatment for lacerations lacerations at Peninsula hospital transferred to Kaiser Foundation Foundation hospital in South San Francisco. Francisco. Two occupants of Openshaw's car, John A. DiCello of 225 Mastick avenue and Daniel Mahoney of 1072 Crystal Springs road, of San Bruno, escaped injury, officers officers reported. According to officers, Open shaw was driving down the steep grade of Hillcrest boulevard when his brakes failed. As the car began began to p.ick up speed, Openshaw desperately tried to slow it down with the emergency brake. That brake became heated, however, and failed to halt the car. The auto, officers said, made a mile-long plunge at speeds of up to 70 and 75 miles per hour before it cracked up. The vehicle plunged across crowded Sunday afternoon traffic on El Camino Real without striking another When the vehicle reached the dead end of the street it jumped the curb, careened 226 feet a pedestrian railroad crossing, knocked over a pedestrian crossing crossing sign and ended up on top northbound wild ride tracks. During the the vehicle sped through several stop signs. A 17-year-old girl driver and tier 12-year-old brother suffered minor injuries here yesterday afternoon afternoon when their car overturned after a broadside collision at Magnolia and LaCruz avenues. Cars involved were driven by Joyce Mae Tregenza, 17, of 111 Minorca way, Millbrae, and John Thomas Lasley, 22, of 175 Ashton Ashton avenue, Millbrae. ; Given emergency treatment at Peninsula hospital for lacerations were Miss Tregenza and her brother, Thomas, 12.

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  1. The Times,
  2. 16 Mar 1959, Mon,
  3. Page 17

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