Incident 337: Tesla Model S on ACC Crashed into Tree in Texas, Killing Two People

Description: A 2019 Tesla Model S was reportedly traveling on Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) at high speed before crashing into a tree near The Woodlands in Spring, Texas, killing two people.


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Alleged: Tesla developed and deployed an AI system, which harmed William Varner and unnamed passenger.

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2 Killed in Driverless Tesla Car Crash, Officials Say · 2021

Two men were killed in Texas after a Tesla they were in crashed on Saturday and caught fire with neither of the men behind the wheel, the authorities said.

Mark Herman, the Harris County Precinct 4 constable, said that physical evidence fro…

‘No one was driving the car’: 2 men dead after fiery Tesla crash near The Woodlands, officials say · 2021

HOUSTON – A Memorial Hermann doctor has been identified as one of two men killed when the Tesla they were in crashed into a tree. The accident has made national headlines because local officials investigating the accident say no one was dri…

Deadly Texas crash involving Tesla worth $80,000 sparks 4-hour fire · 2021

Authorities near Houston, Texas are investigating a horrifying and deadly crash scene involving what deputies believe was a driverless Tesla on Autopilot that sparked a raging four hour fire, killing two people inside.

Deputies say that a f…

Elon Musk refutes initial findings from deadly Tesla Model S crash · 2021

A crash involving a Tesla Model S left two people dead Sunday after the car collided with a tree and caught fire, according to local NBC News affiliate KPRC 2 in Spring, Texas. Authorities say an investigation into the crash is ongoing, tho…

A Fatal Crash Renews Concerns Over Tesla’s ‘Autopilot’ Claim · 2021

Tesla offers a $10,000 feature called Full Self-Driving Capability. It includes futuristic goodies like the ability to summon the car via app in a parking lot, and it can detect and react to traffic lights and stop signs. FSD, as Tesla enth…

Fatal Tesla Crash In Texas: What We Know And What We Don’t · 2021

There has been a great deal of attention on a fiery fatal crash in a Tesla Model S in the suburbs of Houston. This is because the police reported that nobody was in the driver’s seat of the vehicle, but the remains of two men were found in …

Tesla claims someone was in the driver’s seat in deadly Texas crash · 2021

A Tesla Model S that crashed and caught fire recently in Texas, killing two men, may have had someone in the driver’s seat, according to Tesla’s top executives. Their comments in an earnings call Monday contradict statements made by local l…

Tesla claims deadly Texas car crash may have had passenger behind the wheel · 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk doubled down Monday on his previous claim that the electric vehicle's Autopilot feature did not play a role in a fatal crash in Texas earlier this month that killed two people. 

Musk reiterated his criticism of media rep…

Tesla releases more details about fatal crash in Texas, but there are still a lot of questions unanswered · 2021

Tesla has released more details about the fatal crash in Texas that has captivated the media over the last week.

While Tesla released more information following an investigation with local authorities, ther are still a lot of questions unan…


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