LAGUNA BEACH, Orange County (AP) — Authorities say a Tesla sedan in Autopilot mode crashed into a parked police cruiser in Southern California.
Police Sgt. Jim Cota says the officer was not in the cruiser at the time of the crash Tuesday in Laguna Beach.READ MORE: Shoppers Welcome Heighten Police Presence In Downtown Walnut Creek
Cota says the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries.READ MORE: Police Officers Denied Service At San Francisco Restaurant Triggering Social Media Debate
The police SUV ended up with its two passenger-side wheels on a sidewalk.
Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot mode has come under scrutiny following other collisions. The carmaker says the function is not designed to avoid a collision and warns drivers not to rely on it entirely.MORE NEWS: Long Lines Form Outside San Mateo Event Center COVID-19 Vaccination Site
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