Watch: This Mitsubishi driver slammed into Tesla Model X in a crazy road rage

The Gallant driver claimed it was the Tesla driver's fault but he was proved guilty after the police officers checked the Model X's footage.
By : HT Auto Desk
| Updated on: 08 Oct 2021, 06:04 PM
Tesla Model X comes with a wide range of cameras onboard.
Tesla Model X comes with a wide range of cameras onboard.
Tesla Model X comes with a wide range of cameras onboard.
Tesla Model X comes with a wide range of cameras onboard.

Dashcam footage from New Zealand is becoming viral, where a Mitsubishi Gallant is seen slamming into a Tesla Model X in a bizarre road rage incident.

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The video shows that a Model X driver passing the beaten up gallant on a road somewhere near Auckland airport. The overtake somehow upsets the Mitsubishi driver and he immediately cuts in behind the Tesla. He also starts tailgating the electric car.

It has been reported that the Mitsubishi Gallant driver kept tailgating the Tesla Model X for several kilometres before he overtook it, and stopped the car. The Tesla driver understood that the Mitsubishi driver was very angry quickly drove away from the scene.

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However, the incident was not over yet. Despite trying to accelerate away from the scene the Gallant driver managed to catch up and started harassing the Model X again. The Gallant driver pulled out in front of the EV and stopped in the middle of the road.

Wait, you think the incident was over there. No. The Tesla driver fled once again, but again the Gallant driver managed to catch him and side wiped the Tesla. It pulled directly in front of the Tesla Model X started harassing the EV driver violently. However, the police arrived on time.

Interestingly, when police interrogated them, the Mitsubishi gallant driver claimed that it was the Tesla Model X driver's fault. However, the Model X's cameras captured the entire incident and that helped the authorities as proof. The Tesla reportedly suffered $45,000 worth of damage and the Gallant driver was arrested on the spot.

First Published Date: 08 Oct 2021, 06:04 PM IST
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