Fatality Reported In Accident Involving Rear-Ended Tesla Model S
OC Register is reporting that a “7-year-old girl was killed and her 13-year-old sister was in critical condition after a sport utility vehicle slammed into a Tesla in the carpool lane on I-405 Monday morning.”
Police arrested the driver of the SUV.
According to OC Register, the local police were already on the lookout for the 2013 Chevy Tahoe involved in the wreck. The SUV was spotted earlier that morning swerving across yellow lines. Drunk driving or driving under the influence was suspected.
OC register reports:
“When the SUV crossed into the carpool lane, the vehicle struck the 2015 Tesla, where both girls were riding in the back seat. The Tesla was then pushed into a Honda Civic.”
“The two girls and their father were taken to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. The 7-year-old died from her injuries. As of 7:30 p.m. the father remained in serious condition and the 13-year-old girl was in critical condition, according to the hospital.”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by this horrific accident.
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Source: OC Register