Source: Zero Hedge
2018 Tesla Autopilot Crash To Be Probed In February NTSB Meeting The NTSB said this week that its going to convene a meeting on February 25 to examine the probable cause of a fatal Tesla accident that took place in California in 2018. Autopilot was engaged in 38 year old Apple engineer Walter Huang’s Model X prior to the accident, as we have reported . The NTSB and NHTSA are now investigating a “number of crashes” where Autopilot was involved, according to Automotive News . Last week, for instance, the NHTSA said it was investigating a December 29th crash of a Model 3 that a passenger dead after the Model 3 collided with an inanimate fire truck in Indiana. It’s also investigating another crash on the same date where a Model S ran a red light and struck a Honda, killing its two occupants. The December crashes mark the 13th and 14th involving Tesla that “NHTSA’s special crash investigation program has taken up in which it suspects Autopilot or another advanced driver assistance system was in use” and it’s the third crash the NHTSA has said it was investigating in recent weeks.