A driver in a Tesla was caught on camera driving down the Custis Trail bike and pedestrian path in the Rosslyn area.
The incident happened yesterday (Thursday) evening, according to a user of X, formerly known as Twitter. The red Tesla can be seen driving down the middle of the trail and past a concerned pedestrian before exiting the trail and getting on the adjacent Langston Blvd.
No further information about the incident was immediately available.
It’s unclear whether this was a case of driver error or an issue with Tesla’s scrutinized “autopilot” mode.
Last week ARLnow reported on a Tesla driver who drove down a hill and smashed into a playground while “attempting to park,” according to police. The exact cause of that crash is also unclear.
#Tesla driver just drove past me on a PEDESTRIAN PATHWAY (not a road!) in Arlington, VA
— Rowan Saydlowski (@rsaydlowski) October 26, 2023
A little more evidence showing how a Tesla got onto the bike path in Rosslyn yesterday at 5 p.m. The car made a left turn into it from northbound Nash Street. This video is from an Arlington traffic cam via @SafetyVid. @ARLnowDOTcom has more including the original video from… pic.twitter.com/MAcAG3R4Hx
— Dave Statter (@STATter911) October 27, 2023
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