Sleepy Tesla driver loses appeal in DUI case

Alexander Samek. San Mateo County Jail mug shot.

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Daily Post Staff Writer

The former Los Altos Planning Commissioner who is accused of falling asleep behind the wheel of a Tesla as it cruised down Highway 101 has lost an appeal of a pre-trial ruling and now his case will pro-cede to trial, a prosecutor said yesterday.

Former Commissioner Alex Samek’s case was in court on Monday afternoon where the attorneys agreed to set the trial for …
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