Tempe Police release footage of fatal crash from inside self-driving Uber
Thursday, 22 March 2018 The Tempe Police Department has released the first footage of this week’s fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber. Two angles of the crash — one facing out at the road, and one facing in at the Uber safety driver — were compiled into a 22-second video that was released on the Tempe Police’s Twitter account Wednesday night. In both angles, the footage stops just before the car strikes and kills pedestrian 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg.
In the camera angle that faces inward, the Uber safety driver can be seen looking down for several seconds in the moments before the crash. The driver, 44-year-old Rafaela Vasquez, reportedly told Tempe Police chief Sylvia Moir that “it was like a flash, the person walked out in front of them,” and that...
Police in Tempe, Arizona on Wednesday released dashcam video from the self-driving Uber vehicle that was involved in the fatal collision with a pedestrian early Monday morning. Maria Medina reports. (3/21/18)