Six injured as self-driving Tesla crashes in school carpark in southern England

It was not known if there was a driver behind the wheel of the vehicle at the time of the collision.
It was not known if there was a driver behind the wheel of the vehicle at the time of the collision.PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (REUTERS) - Five children and an adult were taken to hospital with injuries after a self-driving Tesla Model 3 crashed in a school carpark in southern England on Monday evening (Aug 16), the Telegraph reported.

At least one person was reported to have been pinned under the electric car in a carpark of a college in Sussex, the report said, adding that the exact number was not clear.

The National Health Service's South East Coast Ambulance Service said one person was in critical condition and three others suffered potentially serious injuries.

It was not known if there was a driver behind the wheel of the vehicle at the time of the collision, the Telegraph added.

Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment.