Uber Blames Deadly Accident On Software
Uber Blames Deadly Accident On Software A software glitch was responsible for the accident that killed a pedestrian by one of Uber's self-driving cars in Tempe, Arizona in March, according to a report by technology
website The Information."Uber
has determined that the likely cause of a fatal collision involving one of its prototype self-driving cars was a problem with the software that decides how the car should react to objects it detects," the report wrote citing two people with knowledge about the matter.
The accident occurred on March 18, Sunday at about 10 p.m on Sunday in the area of Curry Road and Mill Avenue. The woman, 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, was crossing the street when she was hit by the car. She died at a hospital.
Following the incident in March, Uber temporarily stopped testing its self-driving cars across North America, including in San Francisco, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Toronto.
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