A Dallas woman who was paralyzed in a van-truck crash was awarded a $37.6 million jury verdict on Thursday. She sued Honda, claiming her horrific injuries were caused by its defective rear seat belt. Sarah Milburn, who is now 27, was a passenger in the third row in a Honda Odyssey minivan on a December night in 2015.
She and her friends were celebrating her upcoming college graduation. Her future was bright. The women called for an Uber to drive them home.
Unfortunately their Uber driver ran a red light on McKinney Avenue. The van was hit so hard by a pickup truck driven by a man who was DWI that it rolled over two times and landed upside down.
Sarah tragically suffered a fractured neck and is now a quadriplegic.
After months in a hospital and rehabilitation facility, she had to move home with her parents.