LIABILITY OF ROAD BOARDS.
(per press association,)
.^ Auckland, Angnat 12. An action bearing on the llabllit/ of Road Boards waa opened at the Supreaae Court to-day, before Sir James Prondergast and a Special Jury. The aotion was brought by G. G. M'Rae and his wife against the Mangere Ro&d Board, and Was fos £600 damages. It was alleged that on the evening of May 4 last, plaintiffs were ptooooding alone the Manger road ia a trap drawn by one borae. Tue hcrse and trap oime Into oantaoi— -wlih aa nnprotcoied heap of o)i rb, tho trap waa overturned, and pi via •i£f t wore thrown to the ground, M s.M' flae being severely injured. The dofenci was that the injuries were caused throug neul gence on the part of ■'alu ffs. Mr F/ed, Cooper appeared f * the p alnt'ffa and Mr Hesketh f, r the defendants. A good deal of evidence having been heard, the Court adjourned.
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