Jury awards $150M in Jeep Grand Cherokee fire case

April 3, 2015 12:22 AM

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A jury in Georgia has awarded $150 million to the family of a 4-year-old boy killed when a Jeep Grand Cherokee caught fire after a crash.

Jurors in Decatur County ruled Thursday that Chrysler acted with reckless disregard for human life in selling the boy's family a 1999 Jeep with a gas tank mounted behind the rear axle.

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