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Tesla Cleared by Jury in Autopilot Crash Suit in Los Angeles

  • Driver blamed Model S for veering into median on city street
  • Company faces US safety probes over Autopilot-linked crashes
A Tesla Model S

A Tesla Model S

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg
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Tesla Inc. was found by a Los Angeles jury not to be at fault following a trial over a driver’s claim that the Autopilot feature in her Model S caused her to veer into the center median of a city street, according to a court clerk.

Justine Hsu, who suffered face injuries in the 2019 crash, alleged negligence, fraud and breach of contract in her 2020 suit.