Chinese sources published information that the Tesla car had a serious accident, during which it crashed, and then caught fire, which led to the death of a person.
According to a report by ITHome, the American automaker’s electric car crashed into a concrete fence while trying to overtake a vehicle in front. As a result, the interior of the car was damaged, in particular the battery, which caught fire. In a matter of minutes, the flames engulfed the entire car, of which only the frame remained in the end.
The accident was reported by Guangzhou police in China today, April 21, 2021. This incident took place in the Zengcheng City area a few days earlier. A preliminary investigation revealed that two vehicles, including a Tesla, were involved in the accident. The exact cause of the accident is still being investigated. It is noteworthy that Tesla has already responded to the incident, saying that it will work with local police to help investigate the incident.
We reported today that two women protested outside the Tesla booth at the Shanghai International Automobile and Automotive Technology Show, expressing dissatisfaction with the poor quality of the Tesla cars they bought.
Previously, Tesla on autopilot crashed into a tree in Texas.