Elon Musk Rewards Man Who Sacrificed His Tesla Car

One man used his Model S to stop an out-of-control car on the Autobahn is going to be rewarded by Elon Musk

Elon tweeted:

Congrats to the Tesla owner who sacrificed damage to his own car to bring a car with an unconscious driver safely to a stop!

In appreciation, Tesla is providing all repair costs free of charge and expedited.

The incident, which was reported by Muenchner Merkur explains that the man saw a Volkswagen Passat swerving on the Autobahn near Munich. He then drove next to the vehicle and noticed the other driver unconscious at the wheel.

The man then positioned his Model S in front of the Passat and applied the brakes to slow down and eventually stop the vehicle. He then provided first aid to the man, who reportedly had a stroke.

Damages to both vehicles were estimated at about 10,000 euros ($10,597).

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