4 Articles

Defect that killed Anton Yelchin is tied to 68 injuries, 266 crashes

The family of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the up-and-coming actor almost two years ago.

Report

The actor was killed in May when his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled away and pinned him between a gate and a brick pillar.

Report

On top of restitution, the suit demands a court order force FCA to issue a do-not-drive warning to owners.

Days after the death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin, Jeep Grand Cherokee owners are hitting FCA with a class-action suit over a bad shifter design.

Recalls

The Jeep Grand Cherokee that rolled down the driveway and crushed actor Anton Yelchin was subject to a recent recall specifically for roll-away risk.