A new video of the moment Tesla Model 3 flew at a convention center in Columbus, Ohio. The clip shows that the car was actually airborne before it crashed into the building in an accident that miraculously did not cause any life-threatening injuries.
In the video we can see three different angles of the accident that happened on Wednesday 4th May. NBC4 Columbus reports that the Tesla SR-315 was cruising when the driver failed to brake and caused an accident.
The driver decided to exit Neil Avenue and was traveling at a speed of about 70 miles (113 km / h) when the accident occurred. The car went through a red light on Vine Street and North High Street before losing brake control.
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Three separate eyewitnesses at the scene told police that the driver sped off to create a yellow light, although they said the driver apparently made no attempt to slow down before crashing into the convention center, reports 10WBNS, an ABC-approved agency.
Preliminary estimates put the cost of repairing the building at between $ 250,000 and $ 350,000, but things could get worse. According to Columbus Dispatch, along with pedestrians and other vehicles in the area at the time of the accident, the convention center hosted a number of events that day, including a girls’ junior volleyball championship.
The driver suffered some injuries and was taken to Grant Medical Center, but according to police, the condition is stable. He was cited for failing to control his car. The police report did not say whether the autopilot was active at the time of the accident.