After an early morning crash in Tasmania, Australia, the iPhone 14’s crash detection feature immediately called the police, ensuring victims received immediate help.
A four-wheel drive truck pulling a horse float crashed into a tree stump in Tasmania at 1:45 am on Monday, ABC News reports.
Collision detection alerted nearby police, who arrived on the scene within eight minutes, despite the passengers being unconscious.
Five people between the ages of 14 and 20 were reportedly taken to hospital and one with serious injuries was taken to Melbourne by ambulance.
As a result of an automatic collision warning sent from one of the two crew members’ mobile phones, Inspector Ruth Orr said police responded quickly because they were already on the scene for “unrelated matters.” said.
“But when people are knocked unconscious in a clash like this, it’s certainly something to alert the police right away,” Ol was quoted as saying.
Last December, satellite-based emergency SOS and the iPhone 14’s collision detection capabilities rescued two people involved in a serious car accident in the United States.
According to MacRumors, the incident occurred on the Angeles Forest Highway in the Angeles National Forest, California, USA, when a car fell over a mountainside into a canyon about 300 feet away.