Two people died in a traffic accident involving a Tesla electric vehicle in Texas. According to the information received, the vehicle was in autopilot mode and there was nobody at the wheel.
Two people died in the accident involving a Tesla Model S cruising in autopilot mode . The catastrophic accident in the United States occurred when the car hit a tree .
According to foreign sources accident, Houston ‘ s north local time on April 17, about 23: 25 occurred. It is stated that the vehicle is in autopilot mode in the event of a collision with a tree . So there was nobody in the steering seat . One of the victims was found in the passenger seat and the other in the back seat . According to the information, Tesla could not enter the corner in a stable way due to high speed and crashed into a tree.
Could be extinguished in 4 hours
A local police officer noted that emergency services spent over 4 hours of work and more than 120,000 liters of water to extinguish the fire after the accident . Tesla has not yet made an official statement about the incident .
Electric cars of the American brand are known for their autopilot option and a wide support system while driving . At the same time, the manufacturer demands that the driver do not take his hands off the steering wheel . Often times, the last rule is ignored, leading to accidents due to over-reliance on autopilot . Elon Musk, on the other hand, announced in the statistics published last day that Tesla autopilot had 10 times less chance of an accident compared to cars with driver .