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Myhaver v. Knutson
Citation:942 P.2d 445 (Ariz. 1997)
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The defendant was driving north on a road when a third party randomly pulled out in front of him and began driving south in the defendant’s lane. After seeing this, the defendant accelerated and swerved left to avoid a head-on collision with the third party. In doing this, the defendant crossed over the double yellow line into oncoming traffic and collided with the plaintiff’s vehicle. The plaintiff was seriously injured as a result of the collision.
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