Driver of Tesla taxi involved in Paris accident released from police custody - Le Parisien

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  • Thursday, 16 Dec 2021

FILE PHOTO: A man drives a Tesla taxi car in Paris, France, December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - French police released the driver of a Tesla Model 3 taxi from custody after a heavy accident involving the vehicle killed one and injured 20 people, French newspaper Le Parisien said on Wednesday.

The man was released with a registration requirement, the newspaper said.

Tesla has told the French government there is no indication that a fatal accident in Paris involving a Tesla Model 3 taxi was caused by a technical fault.

(Reporting by Tassilo Hummel; editing by Diane Craft)

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