Video Shows Tesla Bursting Into Flames On Road 'Out Of The Blue'

Elon Musk said in his email that he learned about the alleged behaviour of the Tesla employee over the weekend

Elon Musk said in his email that he learned about the alleged behaviour of the Tesla employee over the weekend

In a separate Tweet, Morris said his vehicle was an "ordinary Tesla, not one with Autopilot", referring to several recent crash when Tesla's Autopilot auto steering and adaptive cruise-control system were engaged during accidents.

"This is what happened to my husband and his vehicle today", McCormack said in a post that has since been deleted. His wife and actor Mary McCormack posted a video online where flames can be seen bursting out of the bottom of the vehicle.

The destroyed Model S was being driven by British TV director Michael Morris on Santa Monica Blvd when it mysteriously ignited, according to Morris' wife, actress Mary McCormack.

Startling video showing a Tesla Model S appearing to burst into flames. Thank you to the kind couple who flagged him down and told him to pull over.

The auto belonged to British movie director Michael Morris and his wife, actress Mary McCormack, who posted video of the fire on Twitter.

Tesla would not confirm on Monday that it was now in possession of the vehicle, but said that it is investigating the incident.

Led coalition hits Syrian army post, causing casualties
A Middle East correspondent said: "Syrian forces killed in a global coalition raid on a military site south of Albukamal". The U.S. -led coalition has struck pro-government forces in the past when they have tried to cross the river.

Tesla maintains that it takes extraordinary measures to protect passengers from fires, which it says are at least 10 times less likely in a Tesla than in a gas-powered auto.

In a statement, the NTSB said the trip will allow the agency to learn about fires in all battery-powered vehicles.

The NFPA numbers don't specify how many, if any, of those fires involved electric batteries.

Gary Gastelu is FoxNews.com's Automotive Editor.

The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday it is sending a technical specialist to watch Tesla's examination of the Model S that caught fire Friday on a street in West Hollywood.

Recommended News

  • White Doctor Fired After Video Shows Her Mocking Black Patient’s Serious Condition

    Beth Keegstra was reportedly examining 20-year-old Samuel Bardwell who was rushed to El Camino Hospital , reports theDaily Mail. Bardwell's father then stepped in to try to explain to the doctor that his son was experiencing "labored breathing".

    "Space Force" ordered by President Trump

    President Trump today announced his intention to create a " Space Force " that would oversee the military's activities off-world. Bush in 2004 said humans would return to the moon by 2020. "Only Congress can organize the military", Loverro told SpaceNews .
    Google Introduces VR180 Creator for Video Editing

    Google Introduces VR180 Creator for Video Editing

    Google introduced its new VR180 creator to help VR camera owners shoot 3D videos and immersive photos using affordable hardware. The second feature- Prepare for Publishing- will re-inject VR180 metadata to enable 2D/VR viewing on Google Photos or YouTube.
  • Russian Federation coach Cherchesov: We know how to stop Salah; Ramos...?

    Edinson Cavani has revealed that he asked for Mohamed Salah's shirt because his children are fans of the Liverpool FC star. For me there's no shadow of a doubt there. "On top of being talented he is humble".
    ESA Issues Statement On WHO

    ESA Issues Statement On WHO "Gaming Disorder" Diagnosis

    The new ICD also includes for the first time a chapter on traditional medicines, used by millions of people around the world. Those who partake in gaming should be aware of time spent on gaming activity when it excludes other daily activities.
    John Cena Says He's Willing To Reverse Vasectomy For Nikki Bella

    John Cena Says He's Willing To Reverse Vasectomy For Nikki Bella

    Cape Town - It looks like pro wrestlers John Cena and Nikki Bella have worked through their issues and are back together. There's been lots of talk about how John Cena and Nikki Bella's breakup may have been due to his desire to not have kids.
  • Apple fined $9m for misleading Australian customers with faulty iPhones and iPads

    Apple fined $9m for misleading Australian customers with faulty iPhones and iPads

    This error disabled some iPhones and iPads after customers downloaded an update to Apple's iOS operating system. The ACCC said Apple will commit to providing new devices as replacements if the consumer requests one.
    US, South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

    US, South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

    China is North Korea's most important diplomatic and economic backer but has been angered by its nuclear and missile tests. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported that the North Korean autocrat would be in Beijing through Wednesday.
    OMB's Kraninger picked to head US CFPB -White House

    OMB's Kraninger picked to head US CFPB -White House

    Under Mulvaney, the bureau has undergone major changes opposed by Democrats and consumer advocates. While in Congress, Mulvaney sponsored legislation to dismantle the CFPB.
  • Amazon brings Prime to Australia after geoblocking furore

    Amazon brings Prime to Australia after geoblocking furore

    In the United States , 70 percent of Americans with incomes of $150,000 or more who shop online have Amazon Prime memberships. Prime starts here with a 30-day free trial, then $6.99 a month, or save 30% with an annual payment of $59.
    Google's Low-Code App Maker Now Generally Available

    Google's Low-Code App Maker Now Generally Available

    The company argues that IT executives' attention is on security and governance, not on app development. Before you start using App Maker, Google recommends checking out these tutorials and this codelab .
    XXXTentacion Cause of Death: How Did Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy Die?

    XXXTentacion Cause of Death: How Did Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy Die?

    TMZ reported that a judge recently granted his request to be let off house arrest so he could tour . XXXTentacion had been at RIVA Motorsports checking out inventory, the sheriff's office said.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.