Uber’s Self-driving Car kills Woman in Arizona
An autonomous car operated by Uber was involved in a car crash on Monday, killing a woman, Guardian reports.
The crash has been reported to be the first fatal accident involving a self-driving car and a pedestrian.
The woman had been walking with her bicycle outside the crosswalk when the car hit her.
The car had a driver behind the wheel, but was reportedly in autonomous mode when the accident occurred.
Uber soon released a statement on Twitter, writing:
Our hearts go out to the victim’s family. We’re fully cooperating with
@TempePolice and local authorities as they investigate this incident.