Tesla With Autopilot Slams Into Stopped Truck At 60 miles per hour

Witnesses indicated the Tesla Model S did not brake prior to impact. Police Sgt. Samuel Winkler said the car's air bags

Witnesses indicated the Tesla Model S did not brake prior to impact. Police Sgt. Samuel Winkler said the car's air bags

Police in Utah are investigating whether a fast-moving Tesla auto that rear-ended a fire truck on Friday was in autopilot mode.

Police in South Jordan, Utah are investigating if a Tesla Model S crashed into a fire truck while running on autopilot.

A woman is in the hospital after her Tesla Model S collided with the back of a Unified Fire Authority mechanic truck Friday night on Bangerter Highway. According to the police, the female driver has suffered a a minor injury of broken ankle but auto has undergone heavy damage.

The national Council for transport safety is investigating an accident involving a auto Telsa Model S. the Accident occurred in the suburbs of salt lake city with cars, presumably working on the self-driving vehicle system. The truck driver fire brigade was not injured.

There was no indication the Tesla's driver was under the influence of any substance, and information on what the driver may have told investigators about the circumstances of the crash likely wouldn't be available before Monday, Winkler said by telephone.

Schwall, who had been the director of field performance engineering at Tesla, exited the company amid the NTSB probe into multiple crashes involving the electric vehicles, the report added. It's not yet clear if the NTSB will investigate.

"For unknown causes, the Tesla didn't cease for the visitors on the pink mild and bumped into the again of the Unified Fireplace Authority automobile at 60 miles per hour", Sgt. Samuel Winkler mentioned, in response to Fox 13. The roads were wet in a light rain.

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