Tesla Model 3 hits six children, adult

Occurred: August 2021

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A Tesla Model 3 crashed into six children and an adult outside a school in Ardingly, East Sussex, UK. 

One child had to be airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. 

The police are investigating the incident, including whether Autopilot was turned on at the time of the crash.

Developer: Tesla
Country: UK
Sector: Automotive
Purpose: Automate steering, acceleration, braking
Technology: Driver assistance system
Issue: Safety; Accuracy/reliability
Transparency: Black box

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Type: Incident
Published: August 2021