SAN JUAN, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marc D. Grossman, Esq. of Sanders Phillips Grossman, LLC is investigating all accidents involving autonomous vehicles including Uber vehicle which killed a pedestrian.
Tempe Arizona, a woman was struck and killed by a self-driving vehicle yesterday, which was operated by Uber. The woman was crossing the street outside the crosswalk when Uber’s self-driving vehicle struck her. The self-driving vehicle was in full autonomous mode and carried an operator behind the wheel. This appears to be the first instance in which a person was killed by a vehicle while the vehicle was operating in autonomous mode.
Currently, Uber has suspended self-driving vehicle testing in the United States and Canada and has fully complied with the authorities with respect to this matter. Uber has been testing self-driving vehicles in Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Toronto.
The self-driving vehicle was driving at or around a speed of 40mph when it struck the woman and may not have slowed significantly prior to impact. Marc D. Grossman, Esq., product liability expert, will be undergoing an investigation with respect to this accident.
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Marc D. Grossman, Esq.
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