[YesAuto New Energy] In the early morning of August 7th, Ideal Automobile issued an accident statement that a driving Ideal ONE vehicle caught fire. The cause of the accident was preliminarily determined to be caused by a foreign body breaking through the high-pressure fuel pipe. The staff of Ideal Auto arrived at the scene as soon as possible. At present, two people in the car are staying in the hospital for observation, and the rest of the occupants are personally safe.
Event review :
At around 16:09 on August 6, 2020, an Ideal ONE caught fire in the direction of Sihui and Lianzhou, Erguang Expressway, Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province. According to relevant video and cloud monitoring data, at 16:08:54, a 20cm-long object with a length of suspected iron entered the bottom of the vehicle. At this time, the speed of the vehicle was 115km/h; at 16:08:59, the fuel line pressure was abnormal. Descent; at 16:09:06, the vehicle caught fire. According to cloud monitoring data, after the accident, neither the battery nor the range extender was abnormal. The cause of the accident was preliminarily judged to be that a foreign body penetrated the high-pressure fuel pipe, causing fuel spray and being ignited by the high temperature of the exhaust pipe. The specific cause of the accident is subject to detailed investigation and analysis of the accident site.