SEATTLE, Wash. -- A jury awarded nearly $123 million to victims and families of a duck boat crash in Washington state.
This crash in Seattle happened on the road in 2015. The crash killed five college students and injured 60 others.
The civil trial lasted for four months. The jurors ruled Ride the Ducks International is mostly responsible for the crash. The Branson-based company manufactured the vehicle.
Investigators say it crossed centerline on the bridge and rammed into a charter bus full of international college students. The National Transportation Safety Board determined the cause of the crash was a front axle broke. Investigator say it was due to improper manufacturing and maintenance.