This cautionary tale comes to us from Trooper Jeff Merrill of the Washington State Patrol’s King County regional office.
Merrill reports that a 27-year-old Redmond man suffered a broken neck Saturday when a large stereo speaker he had in the back of his 1973 Datson 240Z flew forward and hit him when the Z-car was struck from behind on a freeway on-ramp. The man is now paralyzed from the neck down, Merrill said.
The wreck occurred in Kirkland at a metered ramp onto Interstate 405.
The Datsun was stopped at the…