Tesla Model S Driver Survives Harsh Head-On Collision In Spain

This horrific crash took place last week in the tunnels of Vallvidrera in Barcelona, Spain, where the driver of a grey station wagon impacted two other vehicles, one of which a white Tesla Model S.

The driver of the Tesla managed to get out almost immediately after the crash, seemingly unscathed, although almost certainly in shock. Sadly, the person behind the wheel of the station wagon did not survive, according to Spanish outlet Raco Catala.

As you can tell by following the blue car that gets struck first, it went on to hit another vehicle head-on before coming to a rest. In total, this crash resulted in one fatality and five injured parties.

Also watch: Tesla Model S Crashes Into Firetruck With Autopilot Reportedly Engaged

All things considered, the Tesla driver should consider themselves fortunate for being behind the wheel of such a safe and modern vehicle. Just like its Model X and Model 3 siblings, the Model S also boasts a 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA, which together with its advanced Autopilot technology makes this one of the world’s safest cars.

As for why that station wagon drove directly into oncoming traffic, that remains unknown. It could be anything from a lack of attention (texting, arguing with somebody, fiddling with the controls), to sleep deprivation or even a stroke. There has yet to be an official statement on the matter.

We would also like to point out that the Tesla/its driver only applied the brakes at the exact moment of impact, which is definitely not ideal.


Kevin Hart’s Plymouth Barracuda Crash Investigated By Californian Authorities

The California Highway Patrol may recommend modified cars like Hart’s are fitted with five-point safety harnesses.

2020 Genesis G90 Vs. 2019 Mercedes S-Class: Underdog Takes On Top Dog

The 2020 G90 is fantastic value for money, but is it good enough to take on the luxury segment’s benchmark?.

Here’s a Close Look At The ID.3, Volkswagen’s Most Important New Car In Many Decades

The all-new compact electric hatchback is available in three different battery and electric motor configurations.

Mercedes SL 73 AMG: Rarer Than A Pagani Zonda And The Coolest R129 Of Them All

If you like 1990s AMGs, this SL 73 is the pick of the decade, packing a healthy 525 HP and being made in no more than 50 examples .

What Is BMW Testing With This M8 Prototype At The Nurburgring?

One possibility is that it’s an even more hardcore variant of the Competition, and another that the rear wing is going to be offered as an M Performance part.

Bugatti CEO Reveals More Track-Focused Chiron Variants Are Coming

Now that it has made a point about its hypercar’s top speed with the 300+, Bugatti will turn its attention to other aspects like power-to-weight ratio and ultimate handling.

Check Out This Frosted Glass Blue Audi R8 Coupe With A Dual-Tone Interior

Adding an Audi Exclusive color to your R8 V10 Coupe will cost you nearly $4k in the States for a matte finish – otherwise, you’re looking at close to $7k.

Ford Sells Its Canvas Vehicle Subscription Service To Fair

Canvas only served a reported 3,800 customers, while Fair’s app-based subscription program has been downloaded more than 3.2 million times.

Ferrari Shall Keep Production Below Demand To Safeguard Its Status

Ferrari say they will always deliver one car less than the market demands in order to maintain their models’ desirability .

Australia’s Jeep Grand Cherokee Upland Edition Is Limited To 44 Units

Jeep’s latest limited-run Grand Cherokee is already available at dealerships Down Under, with prices starting at AUD $61,450.