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Freeway Crash: $152 Million Awarded in Accident that Paralyzed Man

"A jury in Norwalk ordered Caltrans to pay half of a $15.2-million judgment the panel awarded Wednesday to a man and his wife after the man was left paralyzed by a truck accident on a sharply curving ramp between the Artesia and 605 freeways in Cerritos.

The lawyer said the judgment is believed to be the biggest ever awarded against the California Department of Transportation in a vehicle accident case."

This article appeared in its entirety in the August 17, 1989 edition of The Los Angeles Times.