Tesla in autonomous mode crashed into a police crossover

Tesla in autonomous mode crashed into a police crossover

May 30, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The Tesla Model S electric car crashed into a parked patrol car at high speed In California. The driver named the active Autopilot function as the cause of the accident

The Tesla Model S in the USA crashed into the police crossover Ford Explorer. At the same time, the driver of the Tesla said that his car was activated semi-autonomous mode at the time of the accident. This is reported by USA Today.


The incident occurred in the city of Laguna Beach (California). Tesla Model S crashed into a parked patrol crossover at high speed. Both cars received serious damage, but the 65-year-old electric car driver got off with minor injuries. At the same time, he talks about his innocence to the accident and blames all the fault on an auxiliary control system called Autopilot.

In mid-May 2018, a similar accident involving the Tesla Model S occurred in the US state of Utah. The electric car, at the wheel of which was a woman, at a speed of about 100 km / h crashed into the car of the fire service. The motorist claimed that at the time of the accident an “autopilot” was involved in the electric car, and she herself was looking at the screen of the mobile phone.