Fig. 2. The Chevron
vehicle (to the left of the police car) many minutes after the accident.
Karen is the purple splotch on the pavement, surrounded by people, as seen
to the immediate left of the police car.
faint, whitish mark can be seen close against the inside passenger-side rear
tire of the vehicle extending out into the crosswalk area. Is it a skid mark made by the
right front tire - the tire that would have done the most braking in a
vehicle making that left-hand turn? Or is it instead, as one Chevron
witness suggested, the reflection of a headlight? The importance of this
question is that if it is indeed a skid mark, it makes the entire
Chevron defense a lie.
does anyone see a curb near the Chevron vehicle? The
appeals court judges did. To them, the plaintiff was "a few
steps" from one when hit.