Two people were killed in a “self-driving” Tesla vehicle that collided with a tree and immediately burst into flames (photos)
April 18, 2021 23:59 GMT
According to preliminary data, no one was behind the wheel of the electric vehicle at the time of the accident, although police investigations are still ongoing.
Two men died on Saturday in the town of Spring (Texas, USA) after the Tesla car in which they were traveling, which was apparently self-driving, collided with a tree and immediately caught fire. They reported Local media.
Officials said two men killed after in self-driving or self-driving mode did not stick to a curve, crashed into a tree and then burst into flames in the Woodlands. Firefighters say they had to contact Tesla to find out how to put out the fire. @ KPRC2pic.twitter.com/nmhDxKeTHT
– Devin Clark (@ KPRC2Deven) April 18, 2021
According to the preliminary data, Nobody was driving In the electric car when the accident occurred. When the fire was put out, firefighters discovered the bodies of two men, one in the passenger seat and the other in the back seat of the car.
Police authorities Do not clarify If the driver can be Seat change Before the breakdown or It is thrown away From behind the collision. It is believed that the car was traveling at high speed and failed to turn, veered off the road and collided with the tree.
For the time being, the investigation that began as a result of the accident continues to clarify the details of what happened.