Tesla Crash Believed to Be Driverless Draws Investigation
By Rebecca Elliott
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating a weekend crash
involving a Tesla Inc. vehicle, adding to a series of probes into
incidents involving the electric-vehicle maker.
Local authorities believe the Tesla Model S was operating
without anyone in the driver's seat when it crashed into a tree
Saturday night north of Houston.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it had
launched a team to investigate the crash.
"We are actively engaged with local law enforcement and Tesla to
learn more about the details of the crash and will take appropriate
steps when we have more information," NHTSA said in a
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