LAGUNA BEACH – A Tesla sedan that was traveling in autopilot mode crashed into a parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach Tuesday, according to KABC.
Both vehicles were damaged after the crash, which sent the police vehicle sliding onto a sidewalk.
The police SUV was unoccupied at the time of the crash and he driver of the Tesla sedan received minor injuries.
Tesla previously said that its autopilot systems shouldn’t be used in spots with intersections, stop signs, red lights or suddenly changing traffic patterns.
Drivers are also supposed to keep their hands on the wheel to maintain control of the vehicle, Tesla says.
The circumstances surrounding the crash are unknown at this time.
This morning a Tesla sedan driving outbound Laguna Canyon Road in “autopilot” collides with a parked @LagunaBeachPD unit. Officer was not in the unit at the time of the crash and minor injuries were sustained to the Tesla driver. #lagunabeach #police #tesla pic.twitter.com/7sAs8VgVQ3
— Laguna Beach PD PIO (@LBPD_PIO_45) May 29, 2018