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Stolen Tesla totaled in downtown B’ham during high-speed joy ride

Jacob Knight says his Tesla was stolen from valet parking and totaled in downtown Birmingham.
Jacob Knight says his Tesla was stolen from valet parking and totaled in downtown Birmingham.(Jacob Knight)
Updated: Feb. 12, 2021 at 8:57 AM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - It’s a story you would think was part of a movie.

The image of a crashed Tesla Model 3 in the streets of downtown Birmingham was shared across social media earlier this week, with the owner saying the vehicle was taken while in valet parking at a hotel.

Through Tesla Information Site Evidence, it’s been revealed the vehicle was driven at speeds exceeding 100 mph before the joy ride ended with the Model 3 totaled.

Jacob Knight, the owner of the Tesla, joined Good Day Extra on Friday. You can watch the interview below.

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