Tesla Model X 2016
fyi

Haymarket, VA

#1 Dec 16, 2016
safercar.gov
2016 Tesla Model X

Date Complaint Filed: 12/14/2016 Date of Incident: 12/13/2016
Component(s): AIR BAGS , STRUCTURE , VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
NHTSA ID Number: 10935272
Consumer Location: AMAGANSETT, NY
No Number of Injuries:1 Number of Deaths:0
Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.Vehicle Identification No.(VIN): 5YJXCBE24GF...
SUMMARY:
I HAD PULLED INTO A PARKING LOT, PROCEEDED TO PULL INTO A SPOT ADJACENT TO A CINDER BLOCK BUILDING. I HAD MY FOOT LIGHTLY ON THE GAS PEDAL, THEN AS I MADE THE TURN INTO THE SPOT, MY FOOT WAS ON THE BRAKE - THE CAR LURCHED FORWARD AND SPED UP AND THE BRAKES DID NOT STOP IT. I WENT RIGHT INTO THE CONCRETE BUILDING, HEAD ON - AIR BAGS DEPLOYED. THE FRONT END CRUSHED AND THE 2 AIRBAGS ON THE DRIVERS SIDE DEPLOYED AND WERE SMOKING. I READ ON LINE THAT THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS INCIDENCES OF THIS HAPPENING WITH THE TESLA. SPONTANEOUS ACCELERATION WITH MY FOOT NOT ON THE GAS PEDAL. THE CAR WOULD NOT STOP BY THE BRAKES! I COULD HAVE BEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED OR HIT ANOTHER PERSONA OR VEHICLE. THE CAR HIT THE BUILDING AS WELL AS A NATURAL GAS PIPE THAT WAS RUNNING ALONG THE BUILDINGS SIDE AT THE LEVEL OF MY FRONT BUMPER. I FILED A POLICE REPORT.
fyi

Haymarket, VA

#2 Dec 30, 2016
UPDATE 1-Tesla owner files lawsuit
in California claiming sudden
acceleration
Fri Dec 30, 2016 | 8:41pm EST
http://www.reuters.com/article/tesla-lawsuit-...
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