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Tesla Model S On Autopilot Rams Into Parked Fire Truck On Freeway

International Business Times

A Culver City firefighting truck was hit by a Tesla on Monday morning, reports stated. The crash occurred while the crew was responding to an accident on the 405 freeway in Washington Boulevard, CBS Local reported.


Tesla set on Autopilot slams into Michigan State Police car

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. A Tesla driver with a suspended license using his car's Autopilot feature slammed into a Michigan State Police car parked on the side of a highway early Monday morning. The agency tweeted that the trooper was responding to an accident involving a car and a deer on I-96 in Eaton County and had the patrol car's emergency lights illuminated. The Tesla Model Y struck the driver's side rear corner of the police car damaging both vehicles.


Tesla was on Autopilot in California crash which killed two, authorities say

The Guardian

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a crash involving a speeding Tesla that killed two people in a Los Angeles suburb, the agency said on Tuesday. Spokesman Sean Rushton would not say whether the Tesla Model S was on Autopilot when it crashed on 29 December in Gardena. That system is designed to automatically change lanes and keep a safe distance from other vehicles. The black Tesla had left a freeway and was moving at a high rate of speed when it ran a red light and slammed into a Honda Civic at an intersection, police said. A man and woman in the Civic died at the scene.


Tesla Model S allegedly in Autopilot hits parked police car

ZDNet

A Tesla driver claims her Model S was in Autopilot mode when it crashed. A Tesla Model S driver is claiming her vehicle was in Autopilot mode when it crashed into a parked police cruiser. The Model S crash happened in Laguna Beach, CA on Tuesday and resulted in minor injuries to the Tesla driver. Tesla's Autopilot feature is an advanced driver-assistant feature on the Model S and Model X that features the ability to change lanes, lane centering, adaptive cruise control, and more. A Tesla driver suffered only minor injuries Tuesday after her sedan crashed into a parked Laguna Beach police car while in autopilot mode, officials said.


Tesla in Autopilot self-driving mode crashes into parked police cruiser

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

But investigators also noted the autopilot system isn't designed to reliably prevent crashes. A Tesla that the driver said was in Autopilot mode struck a parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach, Calif. LOS ANGELES -- The latest crash involving a Tesla in Autopilot mode didn't turn tragic, as some past ones have, but certainly was embarrassing. A Tesla Model S veered into a parked police cruiser Tuesday, severely damaging both vehicles in Laguna Beach, Calif., a coastal community south of Los Angeles. The driver, a 65-year-old from Laguna Niguel, Calif., told officers that he had engaged the car's partial self-driving system, called Autopilot.