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This is a "crashworthiness" products liability case arising from an automobile accident in which plaintiffs-appellants, Jane and Raymond Arbet were burned following the rupture of their vehicles gasoline tank and ignition of the fuel. The Arbets sued defendant Mark Gussarson, the driver of the car that rearended their car, and defendant-respondent American Motors Corporation, the manufacturer of the Arbets car. Gussarson is not a party to this appeal. The Arbets allege American Motors negligently designed and manufactured their car and that such negligence, while not causing the collision itself, did proximately cause the burn injuries. The trial court sustained American Motors demurrer to plaintiffs second amended complaint and judgment was entered accordingly. Plaintiffs appeal and we reverse.