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2018-08-30 11:05

Robin Classen

Image: Barrie Today

A Canadian driver has been arrested by police for launching his Tesla Model S through the air and crashing into a tree.

According to authorities, the driver had been travelling at a high-speed, launched the electric car through the air and eventually hit a tree at a nearby school parking lot. Both the driver and passenger sustained minor injuries.

Reckless driving

Police in Barrie city said: "It may look 'cool' and like something from out of the movies but in reality the action of this driver put many lives at risk, including his own. He now faces criminal charges and will appear in court in October."

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