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: VIDEO: Woman Dragged By Car In Oakland Chinatown After Having Purse Snatched
Cota says the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries.
The police SUV ended up with its two passenger-side wheels on a sidewalk.READ MORE: 2 San Francisco Residents Arrested On Drug, Gun Charges Following Pursuits In Fresno County
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: San Francisco-Based Airbnb Reports Huge 4th-Quarter Loss
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