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Dinh v. Ride the Ducks
SEATTLE TIMES: The jury determined that Ride The Ducks International bore 67 to 70 percent of the responsibility for the 2015 crash and Ride The Ducks of Seattle was 30 to 33 percent at fault in the crash that killed five people and injured more than 60 others.
WASHINGTON POST: The 17 people who were killed last week after a duck boat sank in Missouri were riding in an amphibious vehicle designed by a self-taught businessman who had no formal training in engineering or mechanics, according to court records.
SEATTLE TIMES: The lack of a barrier separating oncoming traffic on the Aurora Bridge is being pointed out in the multiple lawsuits stemming from the 2015 Ride the Ducks crash that killed five people and injured 71 others.
SEATTLE TIMES: Seattle and Washington state are fighting each other in court in an attempt to limit their respective liability for their years of dithering over who should fix the safety of the Aurora Bridge.
KING 5 NEWS: Five people died, and dozens were injured after a Ride the Ducks amphibious vehicle crashed into a tour bus on Seattle's Aurora Bridge in September 2015. A Superior Court judge ruled Friday she will not allow for punitive damages in the civil suit for the Ride the Ducks crash.
KING 5: It has now been one year since the devastating crash on the Aurora Avenue Bridge where a duck boat crashed into a tour bus killing 5 and injuring dozens more. Many of the people on the tour bus were international students from North Seattle College who were checking out the city on one of their first days in America.
KING 5: Last September's crash of a Ride the Ducks amphibious tour boat and a bus loaded with college students on the Aurora bridge killed five and injured more than 60 others.
SEATTLE TIMES: After news reports of foreign student Phuong Dinh’s slow recovery and soon-to-lapse medical coverage, state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and North Seattle College both say they’ll help her obtain ongoing insurance coverage.
SEATTLE TIMES: Phuong Dinh, 18, and her lawyer say the initial response of aid has since subsided. On a sunny day in September, 18-year-old Phuong Dinh snapped photographs from her window seat in a charter bus filled with other North Seattle College students as it motored across the Aurora Bridge.