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U.S. security company says it’ll collect data on Tesla crash with truck in New Jersey


A Tesla emblem on a Mannequin S is photographed within a Tesla dealership in New York.

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The U.S. auto security company stated on Monday that it’s going to accumulate details about an accident through which a Tesla automobile crashed right into a tractor-trailer in New Jersey.

The Tesla driver, a 44-year-old, stated he had his cruise management on “when he momentarily misplaced concentrate on the roadway” and drove his automobile below the trailer on Monday morning, based on a press release from the South Brunswick Township Police Division.

“The impression was so extreme it shredded the roof off the passenger’s facet of the automobile.”

The Tesla was destroyed within the crash, however the driver acquired minor accidents.

“NHTSA is conscious of the Tesla crash on March 29 in New Jersey. Now we have contacted Tesla and native regulation enforcement concerning this crash and can act accordingly when we now have extra data,” a consultant of the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration stated in a press release to Reuters.

Tesla didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for feedback.

The NHTSA stated earlier this month that it had opened 27 investigations into crashes of Tesla autos, 23 of which stay lively, and no less than three of the crashes occurred in latest weeks.