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Tesla on auto-pilot almost hits California Highway Patrol officers

Tesla Auto-Pilot Crash
Posted at 10:09 AM, Jul 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-12 13:09:05-04

(KERO) — While investigating a deadly crash California Highway Patrol officers were nearly run over by a Tesla on auto-pilot. The incident happened in San Diego Saturday morning.

While investigating officials say a Tesla blew past highway patrol cars, almost hit a fire truck and missed an officer by a few feet before striking a parked SUV.

The tesla had been on auto-pilot. According to officers, the driver had fallen asleep at the wheel.

CHP officers say she failed a field DUI test.