The Morning Drive: Tesla Crash, Dirty Underwear, Sewer Spillage

August 12, 2019
A Tesla being driven on autopilot caught fire.

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Happy Monday, DMV! Start your week off with some of the top headlines of the day!

Tesla Driver Crashes While On Autopilot

Alexi Tretyakov ran into a parked car in Moscow while he allegedly had the car on autopilot. The car battery then caught fire and caused a series of explosions. Tretyakov escaped the car with his two children and only sustained minor injuries.

Sewer Water Overflows Into Prince George's County Creek

5.22 million gallons of untreated wastewater flowed into Broad Creek, located in the Fort Washington area. The overflow lasted about 12 hours and residents were warned not to enter the area. It did not affect the drinking water supply.

Woman Cleans Dirty Underwear In Hotel Kettle

A woman posted a photo to social media showing her underwear inside of a hotel kettle filled with water. She captioned the photo “Staying a in a hotel, that time of the month comes out of the blue. Forgot to pack knickers so came up with a good way to quickly wash them. The hotel kettle! Quick, fast and hygienic.” It immediately sparked backlash from disgusted twitter users.

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