According to news sources, on September 29th, 2021, a man driving a Tesla had difficulties parking his vehicle. The Tesla managed to land on two cars that were located in two different parking spaces. This occurred at a Walmart located on Military Trail. Fortunately for the driver, no one was injured as a result of the crash. It is unclear if the driver was using the autopilot feature at the time he was driving.
Tesla accidents with the autopilot feature enabled have been the cause of several nationwide accidents. These accidents are happening because the driver is assuming the car can handle everything on its own without any assistance from the driver. A car accident lawyer is the legal representative of a person who has been injured in an accident to due the negligence of a driver. The advent of autopilot technology presents interesting car accident legal issues, because the computer is operating the vehicle. For example, is the driver responsible for the accident due to faulty issues with the autopilot? Can a person operate a Tesla with autopilot enabled if he or she is under the influence of alcohol? If you have been injured while driving a Tesla or have been hit by a Tesla, call us at 561-588-2781 for a free consultation.