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Uber Self-Driving Car Tests Halted After Pedestrian Killed In Accident

1 month ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Uber has been testing its self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona for quite some time now and while there have been reports of its cars getting into minor accidents , they had never been involved in a fatal accident until today. A female pedestrian was killed earlier today after being struck by an autonomous Uber car in Tempe, Arizona. Tempe Police have confirmed that the car was in autonomous mode when the accident happened.
The accident took place near Mill Avenue and Curry Road earlier this morning in Tempe, Arizona. The car was northbound when it struck a woman walking outside of...
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Uber's self-driving car kills pedestrian during testing

Uber's self-driving car kills pedestrian during testing

1 month ago   |   By Techno Buffalo


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Uber suspends public self-driving tests after pedestrian struck and killed

Uber suspends public self-driving tests after pedestrian struck and killed

1 month ago   |   By Tech Radar

Following a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, Uber has suspended all self-driving tests on public roads across North America. Sometime Sunday night or very early Monday morning, an Uber self-driving car in autonomous mode struck a pedestrian walking outside of a crosswalk. A human operator was behind the wheel but not in control during the incident. The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she passed away from her injuries. In response, Uber has suspended all self-driving tests in Tempe, as well as in San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Toronto, the New York Times reports. Uber also...
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Self-driving Uber car kills pedestrian in Arizona

Self-driving Uber car kills pedestrian in Arizona

1 month ago   |   By iMore

A self-driving Uber car has reportedly struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona.
According to a new report from The New York Times , an autonomous vehicle from Uber struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona:
The Uber vehicle was in autonomous mode with a human safety driver at the wheel when it struck the woman, who was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk, the Tempe police said in a statement.
The Times says this may be the first time a pedestrian has been killed after being struck by a self-driving vehicle.
Uber has reportedly suspended testing of its autonomous vehicle fleet...
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Uber Stops Self-Driving Tests After Pedestrian Killed In Accident

1 month ago   |   By Ubergizmo

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Uber parks its self-driving cars after fatal pedestrian crash in Tempe

Uber parks its self-driving cars after fatal pedestrian crash in Tempe

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

Uber has parked its autonomous cars in North America after a crash early this morning in Tempe, Arizona that killed a female pedestrian. Tempe Police said in a statement provided by Uber that the car was operating in autonomous mode with a human driver when the accident occurred. The unnamed woman was taken to the hospital from the site of the acci...
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Uber self-driving car hits and kills pedestrian

Uber self-driving car hits and kills pedestrian

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

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An Uber self-driving car in Tempe, Arizona has struck and killed a pedestrian, according to local TV news station KNXV .
"The Uber vehicle was reportedly driving early Monday when a woman walking outside of the crosswalk was struck," KNXV reports. "The woman was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries."
Tempe Police say the car was in self-driving mode, according to the news channel's report. There was a safety driver behind the wheel of the car.
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Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Woman, All Testing Halted

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

A self-driving Uber vehicle hit and fatally injured a woman in Tempe, Arizona, early Monday morning, with the San Francisco-based startup immediately halting all of its autonomous driving tests in the country following the incident. The woman was transported to a nearby hospital and ended up succumbing to her injuries, ABC15 reports, adding that the deadly crash occurred near the intersection of Curry Road and Mill Avenue. The victim is said to have been crossing a road outside of a crosswalk and while the self-driving vehicle wasn't able to avoid an accident for unknown reasons, its human...
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Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Accident Could Have Implications for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Accident Could Have Implications for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

1 month ago   |   By Mac Rumors

An autonomous test vehicle being tested by Uber struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona early Monday, marking what appears to be the first pedestrian killed by an autonomous vehicle, reports The New York Times .
The Uber vehicle in question was in an autonomous driving mode with a human safety driver at the wheel, and the woman who was struck was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk, according to local police. No other details on the accident are available at this time.
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Uber is cooperating with Tempe police and has suspended all of its...
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