Suara.com – Jimmy Lin, a singer figure who is famous for his role in movies Boboho experienced a disaster in the form of an accident that occurred in his home country, Taiwan on Friday (22/7/2022).
In the incident, it was discovered that Lin was driving his Tesla-branded electric car with one of his twin sons, Jenson.
The accident left the actor and his son injured and rushed to the hospital. Suddenly, the public began to highlight the Tesla vehicle driven by Lin.
Here are the complete facts regarding the Jimmy Lin accident while driving his Tesla car.
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1. Incident chronology: Jimmy’s Tesla hit a power pole and caught fire
Lin at that time was driving his Tesla car with his son, Jenson on the streets of Taoyuan City, Taiwan, Friday (22/7/2022) at noon.
Reported by Taiwan-based news channel TVBS, The Tesla that Lin was driving suddenly crashed into an electric pole in the middle of the road. Suddenly, the front of Lin’s Tesla car caught fire.
According to reports from local residents, a large fire appeared that caused thick smoke after the car hit a power pole.
2. Jimmy and his son made it evacuated by local residents,
Taiwanese singer Jimmy Lin Accident, the Tesla Car he was driving hit a power pole and caught fire
Through a post on Lin’s official Facebook page, he and his son were rescued by local people who happened to be at the scene. They then called an emergency call to take Jimmy and his son to the Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.
“We would like to express our sincere gratitude to those who helped save Mr Lin and his son from the car,” reads the official website run by Jimmy Lin’s relatives.
Outlet media StraitsTimes reported that the agency stated that Lin was being treated for a broken bone following the accident. The hospital will carry out an operation after Lin has made an in-depth observation of his current condition.
4. Jimmy’s son is in shock
Jenson, one of Lin’s twin sons, is said to have been in shock after the incident. However, the agency stated that Jenson did not suffer serious injuries.
5. Tesla party open voice
Collect Bloomberg, The public, especially the people of Taiwan, are now starting to question the safety of Tesla’s cars. The reason is, the accident that happened to Jimmy Lin involved his Tesla Model X car.
Reported by Global Times, Tesla claimed that the car Lin was driving did not carry flammable materials or liquids in the engine. Thus, they ensure the safety of Tesla vehicles, especially from the threat of fire.
However, until now Tesla has not known the cause of the Tesla car driven by Lin could catch fire.
Contributors: Armand Ilham