By David Shepardson / reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. auto safety agency said on Monday it is investigating a crash in Detroit on Thursday involving a Tesla that became wedged underneath a tractor-trailer and left a passenger in critical condition.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Monday it is “aware of the violent crash that occurred on March 11 in Detroit involving a Tesla and a tractor trailer. We have launched a Special Crash Investigation (SCI) team to investigate the crash.”
The crash occured at 3:20 a.m. Thursday when a white Tesla drove through an intersection and struck a trailer, Detroit police said Monday.