BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A former Independence High School quarterback who was paralyzed from the waist down might be forced to pay up following a traffic accident.
The county filed suit against Tyler Schilhabel back in July, after he rear-ended a car driven by a Sheriff's technician on Panama Lane.
The accident happened in August of 2011, almost exactly a year after a quad accident left him paralyzed.
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The county is seeking an unspecified amount from Schilhabel.
The Board of Supervisors will decide next Tuesday whether to move forward with the suit.