6 children and 1 adult injured in a Tesla crash outside of school


British police confirmed that six children and adults were injured after a Tesla attack outside Sussex’s school on Monday.

The clash occurred Monday afternoon outside Ardingly College on College Road in Ardingly at around 4:30 pm.

An 8-year-old boy was airlifted to a hospital in London. According to Sussex police, the boy was seriously injured but had no life-threatening injuries.

Five more children and one adult were also taken to a local hospital. Telegraph A Sussex police spokesman said on Monday that the three children were “potentially seriously injured.”

In a new statement Tuesday morning, Sussex police said all six had been treated for minor injuries.

According to The Telegraph, at least one person was fixed under the car.

The car was reportedly a £ 40,000 ($ 55,000) Tesla Model 3 sedan with self-driving capabilities and was moved behind a heavy truck from the college parking lot where the collision occurred.

Police confirmed that there was a driver in the car at the time of the collision. The 47-year-old woman was unharmed.

Police officer James Corris said police would investigate the cause of the accident.

“Thanks to the paramedics partners and the general public for supporting the scene. Our thoughts are on those who were there yesterday and their families,” he said in a statement.

“The cause of the conflict will form part of our investigation, and we ask people not to guess at this time,” he said.

“Thanks to those who have already provided the details. Anyone who has seen what happened or has other information such as related dashcams or cell phone footage should contact us. please.”

This is because the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a formal investigation of Tesla’s partially automated driving system on Friday after a series of collisions with parked emergency vehicles.

Tom Ozimek contributed to this report.

Lily Zhou