It was not possible to tell which Tesla model the vehicle was and only the metal frame remained after the fire. Tesla declined to comment on the crash, which occurred Saturday. All three escaped from the vehicle. Reuters reported that Tretyakov broke his legs and his kids suffered injuries.
But last week the U.S. Department of Transportation released documents in response to a freedom of information request from legal transparency group PlainSite, which revealed that the NHTSA had sent the company a cease-and-desist letter for making "misleading statements" with regards to the safety of the Model 3. Some Tesla owners bought higher models since they provide greater range, they claimed that Tesla removed this with the software update which resulted to devaluing their tesla cars, limiting the distance their vehicles can travel and forcing them to recharge their vehicles more frequently. Incidentally, Tretyakov made a point of noting that his hands were on the steering wheel at the time, per Tesla's guidelines.
Severe Storms Possible Across Iowa Monday
Heavy rains are also expected throughout the day on Monday in eastern Iowa, southern MI , and northern Ohio. High temperatures will heat up to the low 80s in the afternoon with an increase in cloud cover.
Fire at Pennsylvania child care centre kills five
The children haven't been formally identified, but the Erie Fire Department said the dead range in age from 8 months to 7 years. Erie firefighters responded to the blaze in the three-story building around 1 a.m. amid reports of children trapped inside.