Two parents whose child was fatally hit by a driver at a Palm Springs district school drop-off spot sued the school district Dec. 16 for negligence and dangerous condition of public property.
Gloria Guzman’s and Steve Gonzalez’ daughter, Monique, was 10 years old when she and two other children were struck on their way home after school.
The other students, Julio, 5, and Esmerelda, 11, suffered life-threatening injuries, and are co-plaintiffs.
The Palm Springs Unified School District countersued April 25, arguing that the blame rests on the driver, Robert Hanson, and the school bus contractor, First Student, Inc.
The children were dropped