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Tesla Says Model S Driver Unhurt in Mexico Crash

Tesla Motors Inc., the top-selling maker of premium electric cars, said a customer was unhurt in a crash and fire this month in Mexico in which a Model S struck a concrete barrier.

The accident happened Oct. 18 near Merida, Mexico, according to a report by Diario de Yucatan, which was confirmed by Liz Jarvis-Shean, a spokeswoman for Palo Alto, California-based Tesla. Photos and video of the crash show the car’s front end smashed by the barrier and flames consuming the vehicle.