Mountain View, CA Head-On Collision, Nov 1959

FIVE KILLED IN HEAD-ON CRASH.

Mountain View, Calif. (UPI) - Five persons were killed and five others seriously injured Sunday night when two cars collided head on in heavy Sunday traffic on the Bayshore Highway.
The dead were tentatively identified as NANCY POLLINGTON and her daughter, KAY, 7, of San Lorenzo; GERALD LOFTUS, 30, and his wife, MARGARET, 29, Mountain View; and JEAN FROBERG, San Francisco.
Seriously injured were SCOTT LOFTUS, 6; WILLIAM FROBERT, 27; GRAHAM POLLINGTON; FRED INKILA, 38, and LILLIAN INKILA, 40.
The California Highway Patrol reported that a car containing the FROBERGS and the INKILAS apparently crossed the center line of the four-lane, undivided highway and crashed head-on into a station wagon carrying the LOFTUS and POLLINGTON families.

Albany Democrat-Herald Oregon 1959-11-02