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Six injured as self-driving Tesla crashes in school car park in Southern England

At least one person was reported to have been pinned under the electric car in a car park of a college in Sussex, the report said, adding that exact number was not clear.

August 17, 2021 / 07:59 AM IST

Five children and an adult were taken to hospital with injuries after a self-driving Tesla Inc Model 3 crashed in a school car park in southern England on Monday evening, the Telegraph reported.

At least one person was reported to have been pinned under the electric car in a car park of a college in Sussex, the report said, adding that exact number was not clear.

The National Health Service’s South East Coast Ambulance Service said one person was in critical condition and three others suffered potentially serious injuries.

It was not known if there was a driver behind the wheel of the vehicle at the time of the collision, the Telegraph added.

Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Reuters
first published: Aug 17, 2021 08:00 am

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