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CHP Seeks Driverless Tesla With Man Riding In Back Seat Along Bay Area Roads

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) -- The California Highway Patrol is looking for a man who appears to have been riding alone in the backseat of his Tesla while the car drove itself around automatically on Bay Area roads.

UPDATE: CHP Announce Arrest of Man Who Rode in Back Seat of Driverless Tesla Over Bay Bridge

On Saturday, the CHP posted two photos on its Facebook page that show the unidentified man in the back seat of the car and what looks like an empty driver's seat.

Driverless Tesla
(California Highway Patrol)

"The CHP received a report of the incident as third-hand information, and it is under investigation," CHP officials wrote in a post that accompanied the photos.

The CHP urged anyone who sees such incidents to immediately call 911.


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