Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light

Tesla with self-driving capability crashes into fire truck investigation launched

Authorities are still investigating and have contacted the National Transportation Safety Board, The Associated Press reported. According to the police, the female driver has suffered a a minor injury of broken ankle but auto has undergone heavy damage.

Tesla's main technical contact with United States safety investigators, Matthew Schwall, has left the electric carmaker for Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar the decision.

The NTSB is investigating, stating that while the agency doesn't traditionally involve itself with auto accidents, investigators want to know why the vehicle burned following impact. The truck driver fire brigade was not injured.

The investigation continues into a Friday crash involving a Tesla Model S and a fire truck in South Jordan, Utah.

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Airbags were activated in the crash.

The Autopilot system of Tesla makes use of cameras and computers to regulate the speed, change lanes and automatically stop cars. There was light rain falling and the roads were reported to have been wet at the time of the collision. The company, which is based in Palo Alto, California, and has a huge battery factory in the Reno, Nevada, area, tells drivers the system requires them to keep their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel so they can take control to avoid accidents.

The Tesla Model S was moving at 60 miles per hour when it hit the truck, according to police.

In a conference call earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk slammed journalists for reporting on the dangers of autonomous vehicles.

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