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Tesla Model X hits van in East Meadow church lot, officials say

The scene of an accident involving a Tesla

The scene of an accident involving a Tesla Model X on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in East Meadow. Credit: Jim Staubitser

A Tesla Model X veered off the road Wednesday morning in East Meadow and struck a van in a church parking lot, officials said.

The Tesla, an electric-powered SUV, was heading north on Newbridge Road about 10:30 a.m. when it veered into the parking lot of St. Raphael’s Church, officials said.

The North Bellmore Fire Department responded to the scene because there was a brief power outage as a result of the crash, Fire Chief George Serviss said.

There were no injuries, the fire chief said.

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