By Sam McEachern Tesla’s Autopilot self-driving system is being blamed in a rollover crash in Minnesota that injured five.
According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the vehicle, 58-year old David Clark, was approaching an intersection when he turned the Autopilot system on, causing the car accelerate suddenly and veer off the road. The vehicle ended up on its roof in a marsh with all five occupants sustaining minor injuries.
Tesla’s Autopilot function is considered an SAE Level 2 autonomous system, meaning the car will accelerate and steer on its own, but the driver is expected to remain alert and intervene if
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