Two people were killed in a Tesla clash which was driver less, when the car bumped into the tree and burst into flames. According to the officials, it took four hours to put off the burning vehicle.
Brief summary of Tesla collision
- The Tesla burst into flames after colliding with a tree.
- The car was without the driver, and two people died in the burning vehicle.
- One person was found in the rear seat while one was behind. Police officials are still investigating the cause of the accident.
- According to the police, there was no driver at the time of the collision. And they are yet to confirm during the investigation.
Tesla collided in Texas at around 9 PM local time, and it took four hours to stop the flames. First responders tried to put out flames using 30,000 gallons of water, but the engine kept reigniting. The authorities later called the company to ask the steps to put off the burning automobile.
The 2019 Model S was damaged beyond recognition, plus two men died on the spot. KHOU first reported the news that the preliminary investigation is underway.
Matt Dougherty (KHOU reporter) later tweeted the details, “Two men dead after a fiery crash in Tesla Model S. “[Investigators] are 100-percent certain that no one was in the driver seat driving that vehicle at the time of impact,” Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman said. “They are positive.”
The Tesla company did not respond to clear all speculations about this driver less car crash.
As per the report, there have been 23 car crashes under investigation by the Highway Traffic Safety Administration. But this car crash was reported to be the fatal one with two deaths and a burnt automobile. The company has asked its customers that even though the cars are on auto-pilot, it does not implies that it works on an autonomous driving system. Every driver has to vigilant and follow the rules like a car with a driver.
“When there is a serious accident, it is almost always, in fact maybe always, the case that it is an experienced user, and the issue is more one of complacency,” Musk said on a call with investors. “They just get too used to it. That tends to be more of an issue. It is not a lack of understanding of what Autopilot can do. It is [drivers] thinking they know more about Autopilot than they do.”