Reports of Tesla (TSLA) Model S Accident in China Being Making Rounds

September 14, 2016 10:12 AM EDT

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Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares are on watch amid reports of another Model S accident which resulted in the death of the driver. pointed out a Chinese-language report of a recent accident in China, which had a 23-year-old crash a Model S into a street sweeper. The driver was borrowing the vehicle from his parent.

The Model S was in the Hong Kong and Macao jurisdiction and the vehicle was said to be traveling at highway speeds before hitting the municipal vehicle.

Reports claim that Autopilot was engaged at the time of the accident, though nothing official has been released.

Tesla is allegedly being sued by the driver's family in Beijing Chaoyang District People’s Court.

Shares of Tesla are up modestly Wednesday.

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