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Thursday, 19 May 2022 12:31

U.S. Agency Opens Probe into Fatal Tesla Vehicle Crash that Killed 3

Written by David Shephardson, Reuters

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A U.S. auto safety agency said May 18 it has opened an investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla vehicle in California the same month that resulted in three deaths and could have been caused by its advanced driver assistance system.

The crash, involving a 2022 model Tesla Model S that slammed into construction equipment in Newport Beach, CA, the week before, is one of 35 under investigation by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) involving Tesla vehicles in which advanced driver assistance systems like Autopilot were suspected of being used since 2016.

 

To read more, see Reuters.