A Tesla, Model S, erupted in flames in San Francisco early Friday morning. The fire was reported at the 1300 block of 26th Avenue of the Outer Sunset District. As of right now, fire officials are not sure what caused the fire, NBC Bay Area. The Tesla was not plugged in, and smoke was coming out of the right tire wheel well.
Tesla’s have been bursting into flames without a reason for quite some time. Some Tesla explosions have been caused by excessive speed and/or impact of crash, and others have yet to be confirmed with a cause. It is evident that Tesla batteries may be a factor in the cause of said fires/explosions. If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident where a Tesla burst into flames, contact an experienced accident attorney today for a free case consultation to see how they can help you.