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'Operator Error,' Tesla Crashes Into Orthodontics Office In Sudbury

SUDBURY (CBS) – A Tesla crashed into an orthodontist's office in Sudbury Thursday morning, but no one was seriously hurt.

The car slammed into Sudbury Orthodontics on Concord Road just after 9 a.m. and went deep inside the building.

Sudbury Police Chief Scott Nix told WBZ-TV it was the result of "operator error" because the driver was "unfamiliar with the vehicle operation."

The two people in the Tesla were uninjured but were trapped due to falling debris. A person who had been inside the building at the time was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

The expensive electric cars have an autopilot option but Nix said this one was "not self-driving that we are aware of at this time."

Update: This is still an open case, but based on the requests for information we've received, we feel it is important...

Posted by Sudbury, MA Police Department on Thursday, July 22, 2021

The damage to the building left Sudbury Orthodontics with no phone service and no access to its software.

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