Report: Uber Self-Driving Vehicle Involved in Fatal Accident

Breitbart | 3/20/2018 | Staff
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Uber has suspended tests of its self-driving cars following a fatal accident involving one of the vehicles.

ABC 15 Arizona reported that the vehicle was “headed northbound when a woman walking outside of the crosswalk was struck.”

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“The woman was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries,” they claimed, adding that “the vehicle was in autonomous mode at the time of the crash and a vehicle operator was also behind the wheel.”

Following the incident, Uber reportedly “paused” its self-driving tests in Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto.

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“Our hearts go out to the victim’s family,” declared an Uber spokesman. “We are fully cooperating with local authorities in their investigation of this incident.”

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi also released a statement, adding, “Some incredibly sad news out of Arizona. We’re thinking of the victim’s family as we work with local law...
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