A Tesla Model X reportedly driving on autopilot hit a City of Phoenix, Ariz., police motorcycle as the vehicles were exiting the freeway, The Arizona Republic reported.
Both vehicles were stopped at a stoplight, but the Tesla began moving toward the motorcycle, prompting the off-duty officer to jump off his motorcycle and move away. The car struck the fallen motorcycle, but no damage was reported to either vehicle. No one was hurt in the incident.
This incident happened a few days before an Uber autonomous car was involved in a collision in Tempe, Ariz., prompting Uber to ground its fleet of autonomous cars.
Originally posted on Government Fleet