Florida (USA) Tesla Model 3crashed into a police car. As reported CNBC, at the time of the accident, the unmanned mode was activated in the American electric car, and the driver himself was distracted from the road. As a result of the incident, no one was injured.
As specifies Jalopnik, The accident happened at about 5 am. A police car pulled over to the side of the road to help the driver of a Mercedes-Benz GLK 350 with technical problems. At that moment, a Tesla crashed into the police car, and then a German car was also rammed.
Immediately after the accident, the owner of Tesla said that before the accident, he activated the mode autonomous driving… At the moment, the police are checking this fact. The investigation of the accident has not yet been completed.
Judging by the photographs from the scene of the incident, the electric car received serious damage to the right side of the body. As for the police car, it turned out to have a badly dented side.
This is not the first incident involving Tesla electric cars and police cars. So, in mid-March in the United States, the Tesla Model Y crossover crashed into a standing patrol car Dodge Charger. The police car was parked in accordance with all traffic rules with the flashing lights on. In turn, the driver of the electric car claims that at the time of the accident, his Tesla turned on the Autopilot semi-automatic control mode. The cars themselves were seriously damaged as a result of the accident.