A six months pregnant Tesla Mannequin 3 driver that was patiently ready for a site visitors gentle to go inexperienced at 4.30 am after dropping off her husband on the airport was rear-ended by a Honda that swerved into her lane, lower than a mile away from her residence.
The accident was recorded by the Tesla’s built-in dashcam characteristic and exhibits the Honda slamming into the rear-right of the Mannequin 3 after which flipping on its roof earlier than touchdown again on its wheels.
The motive force, Mala Arguello, didn’t maintain any accidents and her child was additionally wonderful, which is at all times a great factor – automobiles may be scrapped or mounted, however human lives are rather more essential than a machine.
Nevertheless, not the whole lot was good after the accident. Because the video states, Mala handed the identical Honda that rear-ended her Tesla simply a few minutes earlier than the accident and seen that it had stopped proper in the course of the exit.
One other Tesla driver who was coming from behind additionally seen the stopped Honda and mentioned that after it began driving once more, it was swerving out and in of lanes earlier than crashing into Mala’s Mannequin 3. Nevertheless, after law enforcement officials arrived on the scene and reviewed the footage captured by the 2 Teslas, they determined to go together with the Honda driver’s argument that she had fallen asleep on the wheel.
When pressed on why the police didn’t conduct an actual investigation that may have taken her and different key witnesses’ statements under consideration, Mala received a solution from one other police officer that their coverage is to solely conduct a DUI investigation in the event that they odor alcohol, in circumstances the place there aren’t any fatalities.
That is removed from the primary time when Tesla’s built-in dashcam captured excessive accidents. Again in March, an EV made by the Elon Musk-led firm recorded an insane crash on the freeway that noticed a Kia Soul take flight after it received hit by a runaway wheel from a pickup.
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