SAN JOSE (KPIX) — Police were investigating a crash involving what may have been a self-driving Tesla and a fire truck.
The crash happened around 1 a.m. on southbound Highway 101, in San Jose, just south of Bailey Avenue.READ MORE: San Mateo Police Arrest 2 In Connection With Multiple Robberies, Vehicle Thefts During Weekend Crime Spree
A black Tesla slammed into a parked fire truck. No firefighters were injured, witnesses say the driver of the Tesla was put on a stretcher and a CHP officer appeared to give him a sobriety test.READ MORE: EDD Fraud: Fresno Man, Central Valley Inmate Plead Guilty To $103K Unemployment Benefit Scheme
The driver and a passenger were transported to the hospital, but there has been no news as to their condition.
In a Tweet, San Jose firefighters said this is the second time in recent months that a Tesla has rear-ended on of their trucks. They said the car was reportedly in auto-mode, but the braking system was not engaged.MORE NEWS: Multiple People Shot Including Knoxville Police Officer at High School in Tennessee
In a statement, Tesla said the company “has not yet received any data from the car but we are working to establish the facts of the incident.”