Nov 6, 2019
Uber in fatal crash had safety flaws say US investigators
An Uber self-driving test vehicle that hit and killed a woman in 2018 had software problems, according to US safety investigators. The US National Transportation Safety Board found the car failed to properly identify her as a pedestrian. The fatal crash occurred in March 2018, and involved a Volvo XC90 that Uber had been using to test its self-driving technology. In a statement, Uber said: "We deeply value the thoroughness of the NTSB's investigation into the crash and look forward to reviewing their recommendations". Further records from the streaming service Hulu suggested that Ms Vasquez had been streaming a television talent show on a phone at the time of the crash.
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