NORWALK, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A driver was issued a summons after a Tesla on autopilot crashed into a police cruiser and a disabled car in Connecticut.
Police say the Tesla rear-ended the cruiser before smashing into a car that was stopped on I-95 in Norwalk early Saturday morning.READ MORE: Connecticut Becomes 19th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Two troopers who had stopped to help the initial driver had their emergency lights on and flares to guide traffic to move over.
The Tesla driver told troopers he heard the warning signals in his car right before the crash, but it was too late.READ MORE: NYPD: Man Seen On Video Mowing Down Brooklyn School Bus Driver Camella Gainer Now Under Arrest
“He was turned around dealing with the dog in the back seat and his passenger was sleeping, therefore he was not able to get control of the vehicle prior to the collision,” Trooper Christine Jeltema said.
No one was seriously hurt.MORE NEWS: Federal Child Tax Credit Program Expanding: What You Need To Know To Get Your Benefit
The driver was given a summons for reckless driving and reckless endangerment.