New video shows a frightening moment in Columbus, Ohio, last week when a speeding Tesla blew through a red light, jumped a curb, drove over a planter, went airborne over a staircase and then crashed through the glass wall of a building.
See the video below.
The 2020 Tesla Model S ended up inside a meeting room at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, per the Columbus Dispatch. The vehicle was estimated to be traveling at about 70 mph.
Frantz Jules, the 63-year-old driver, was taken to a hospital for evaluation, local ABC station WSYX reported. No one else was hurt.
Jules told police he lost control of the brakes and was unable to slow the car down, the Dispatch reported. A witness told police it looked like he sped up to beat a traffic light.
Jules was cited for failure to control the vehicle. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
Local CBS Station WBNS said the crash caused $250,000 to $300,000 in damage to the building.