Tesla driver says auto was in autopilot where reference is crashed at 60 mph
Driver of Model S, which failed to stop at a red light and collided with a firetruck in Utah, told investigates she was using the semi-autonomous system
The driver of a Tesla vehicle that failed to stop at a red light and collided with a firetruck told sleuths that private vehicles was controlling on “autopilot” mode when it gate-crashed, police said.
A Tesla Model S was traveling at 60 mph where reference is crashed with the emergency vehicle in South Jordan, Utah, on Friday, making minor injuries to both moves, officials said Monday. The Tesla driver’s claim that the car was expending the autopilot engineering has raised fresh questions about the electric car company’s semi-autonomous organization, which is supposed to assist moves in navigating the road.
The precise induce of the disintegrate, which left the move with a ruined ankle, remains unknown, with Tesla saying it did not yet have the car’s data and has not been possible to comment on whether autopilot was participated. South Jordan patrols also said the 28 -year-old driver” admitted that she was looking at her phone prior to the collision” and that evidences said the car did not brake or take any action to avoid the crash.
” As a remember for drivers of semi-autonomous vehicles, it is the driver’s responsibility to stay alert, drive safely, and be in control of the vehicle at all times ,” the police department said in a statement.