7 On Your Side: Ford Escape fails passenger side crash test

The Ford Escape fails a passenger side crash test, Thursday, April 5, 2018. (Photo courtesy of The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

The Ford Motor Company received bad news after learning its popular SUV, the Ford Escape, failed a passenger side crash test.

The test is designed to show how well passengers would be protected if an accident occurred.

"Safety continues to be one of the highest priorities in the design of our vehicles," Ford said in a statement.

7 On Your Side reporter Horace Holmes has more on the story in the video above.

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