A combination image showing Walter Huang (left), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: HandoutA combination image showing Walter Huang (left), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: Handout
A combination image showing Walter Huang (left), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: Handout

Tesla sued by family of Apple engineer Walter Huang, who died in fiery autopilot crash

  • They are alleging wrongful death and negligence stemming from failures and false promises regarding vehicle’s driver-assistance system
  • Software misread lane lines, failed to detect concrete median and failed to brake car, instead accelerating it into median, lawyers say

Topic |   Tesla
A combination image showing Walter Huang (left), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: HandoutA combination image showing Walter Huang (left), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: Handout
A combination image showing Walter Huang (left), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: Handout
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