Tesla Model S goes airborne on video, driver charged

Tesla Model S goes airborne on video, driver charged

A Canadian driver was arrested Tuesday after police say excessive speeds prompted his Tesla to develop into airborne and ultimately crash right into a tree in a close-by faculty parking zone.

Barrie Police mentioned that they had been known as to the realm of Little Avenue and Backyard Drive, within the Metropolis of Barrie, Ontario, simply round eight:30 p.m., and positioned a “demolished 2016 four-door Tesla.”

Police found that the motive force of the automobile had been touring at a excessive price of pace when the automotive reached a steep incline main as much as railway tracks. The Tesla turned airborne, and crashed greater than 100 toes into the opposing lane, ultimately hitting a tree in a close-by faculty parking zone, police mentioned.

The unidentified 46-year-old driver and a passenger had been taken to an space hospital the place they had been handled for minor accidents.

The motive force was charged with harmful driving, and is because of seem in courtroom on October 1.

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