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Police investigate Tesla Model S crash on Bangerter Highway

Police investigate Tesla Model S crash on Bangerter Highway (Photo: South Jordan Police Department)

(KUTV) - Police are investigating a car crash involving a Tesla Model S after it ran into the back of a Unified Fire Authority truck at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

According to Sgt. Sam Winkler of the South Jordan Police Department, the UFA truck was stopped for a red light at the Bangerter and 10400 S. intersection when the Tesla Model S ran into it while traveling at 60 mph.

The 28-year-old woman who was driving the Tesla was taken to the hospital. She has a broken right ankle as a result of the crash. The driver of the UFA truck has no injuries.

Police are currently investigating if the Tesla's autopilot feature was engaged during the crash.

This is a developing story. More details to come.



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