May 06 2018
A self-driving van operated by Waymo - a cousin company to Google under the corporate umbrella of Alphabet - was involved in a crash on Friday in Chandler, Arizona.
In February, Uber settled a lawsuit with Alphabet, the parent company of Waymo (and Google) over the alleged theft of self-driving vehicle intellectual property.
A Honda sedan driving eastbound on Chandler Boulevard near Chandler Fashion Center swerved to avoid another vehicle and struck a Waymo autonomous vehicle traveling in the opposite direction, according to police. The Honda went into opposing traffic lanes and hit the Waymo vehicle. Both the Waymo vehicle & the Honda were towed from the scene.
Chandler police said the Waymo van was in autonomous mode with an occupant behind the wheel at the time of the crash. However, the information on what actions the Waymo minivan took after the sedan chose to swerved for avoiding another collision. The clip shows a Honda sedan swerving across a median strip into the Waymo vehicle right before the collision.
The crash between the Waymo self-driving auto and the Honda sedan again proves that the technology is still in its early phase. & struck the Waymo vehicle, which was traveling at a slow speed and in autonomous mode. The operator sustained minor injuries in the collision. "This incident is still under investigation", the statement was given by the local police to the Techcrunch.
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"The Waymo vehicle was in the wrong place at the wrong time", Tyler told Newsweek.
According to Tyler, the Honda swerved to get away from a third vehicle that appeared, causing the collision.
Waymo did not immediately respond to Newsweek's request for comment.
Less than two months ago, an Uber self-driving vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian as she crossed the street.
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