Honda Accord Slams Into Tesla In California, Sends It Into A Guard Rail

A Tesla’s exterior cameras have captured the moment when a white Honda Accord slammed into the car, forcing the electric vehicle into a guard rail at high speed.

Details of the incident are limited but a look at the license plate of the Accord indicates that it may have occurred somewhere in California. We suspect the Tesla involved was a Model 3 but it is difficult to be sure.

In the first video filmed through the rear-facing camera near the driver’s side door, a white Honda Accord can be seen driving erratically towards the Tesla. As the Japanese sedan gets closer to the Tesla, it starts to sharply verge into the lane occupied for the Tesla and for a moment, looks as though it’s about to slam into the rear of the car. However, the driver appears to quickly steer away from the Tesla.

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Unfortunately, the driver’s sudden steering input appears to throw the Honda off balance and as it speeds up alongside the Tesla, it slams into the car’s front quarter panel, pushing it across multiple lanes of traffic before it smashes into a guard rail and screeches to a halt. The impact was significant enough to severely mangle the guard rail and we suspect that means the EV is a complete write-off.

As for the Honda which caused all this carnage, it appears to have escaped without much damage and may only need a new front quarter panel and bumper.

 

  • Harry_Wild

    Accord is king of the road!

    • Exotics

      No.

  • ctk4949

    Douche must have been on the phone or something!!

  • scjeff

    “may have occurred somewhere in California” It’s in San Jose, CA.

  • Bo Hanan

    I drive a lot (in Denver, Colorado) and I drive defensively. I also watch for fools like this.
    Not Monday night QB-ing here, but- 3 lanes, light traffic, and why didn’t you see the Honda swerving before it reached you? Hell, I would have hit V-Max and left the Honda in my Tesla’s wake.

    • Jason Miller

      Are you serious? So people should just drive watching their mirrors all the time? The shift in lanes, swerve and impact happened in 3 seconds. You wouldn’t have avoided it either.

  • TheToadPrince..~~ToadSquad

    why do i feel the tesla woman was driving slow on the passing lane…and caused fustration of the driver. its funny they never ask why are aggressive driver soo agressive…and if they asked them they will reply ” slow or ignorant drivers”..

    • Jason Miller

      Did you even watch the video? She wasn’t even in the left lane…

      • Bonzomatic

        She technically was in the “left” lane because the #1 lane is HOV which means the next lane is the passing lane.

        • Jason Miller

          I’m used to AZ HOV with a solid white line. Which begs the question, was the Honda in the HOV and should not have been?

          • Bonzomatic

            Most likely. They were clearly raging. If you watch the front facing view. The Tesla is clearly hanging out in the passing lane for no reason.

          • James Denz

            Again, the HOV lanes here in CA are only restricted use during rush hour traffic. All early afternoon drivers can use the lane for passing as well as night time. HOV hours are usually between 7 am and 10 am and 3 pm to 7 pm.

        • James Denz

          Only during rush hour which is typically between 3 pm and 7 pm here in CA. This appears to be early afternoon based on the height of the sun so the HOV Lane would be the passing lane in this case.

      • Six_Tymes

        Bonzomatic is correct, I watched the video again and I can see the HOV markings

    • Holmer_k

      That’s because there is no excuse for allowing frustration to turn into attempted murder.

    • Porkopolis

      I only see distracted driving, not aggressive road-rage driving.

    • Exotics

      “Caused frustration” Huh? Are you that weak? What kind of beta male excuse is that? He made me mad so I shot him. So it’s his fault you can’t control your emotions. Weak.

  • Jason Miller

    Pretty ignorant if you think that people check their mirrors every two seconds while traveling down the highway. Even then, a car coming up in the lane next to you should not be a cause for alarm. Which makes my initial point stand. The time it took the Accord to shift lanes, swerve and hit the Tesla was 3 seconds. Even if you were in that car checking your mirrors every 5 seconds you wouldn’t see if coming. Get off your high horse.

    • Bo Hanan

      A swerving car coming up in your mirror should get your attention. Car first seen @ .28 secs. Impact at .41 secs. Plenty of time to hit VMAX. And the Honda was swerving as it was approaching the Tesla too. That should have raised a red-flag for Tesla driver who I think was not paying attention. I also don’t think the Honda hit the Tesla hard enough to push it into the rail. A driver caught off guard would hit the rail. Note; Tesla wgt: 4000lbs. Honda wgt: 3300Lbs.

      • Dude

        You: “Fool! LOL. Your move princess.”

        Also you: “And when you respond- try it without emotion……”

        You are spectacularly stupid and you can’t even see it.

      • Jason Miller

        Go away troll. Find a new bridge to sit under.

        • Bo Hanan

          Gurl Bye…

    • Knotmyrealname

      Bo Hanan is correct.

  • TheBelltower

    A+ for the Dan Aykroyd reference.

  • TheBelltower

    Someone was on their cell phone and got startled.

  • benT

    Look again big boy, there was another lane to the left of the Tesla.
    The road is four lanes, the car that was hit was in the lane next to the outside lane.
    At 42 secs you can see the 4 lanes easily.

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