Uber self-driving car involved in serious accident in Arizona

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A serious car crash in Arizona has brought a halt to Uber’s self-driving car program. The accident happened in Tempe when the autonomous car was somehow flipped on its side. Damage was caused including a large dent and the windows were smashed. Although no-one was seriously injured, Uber is conducting a thorough inquiry into the crash involving the Volvo SUV. According to Tempe police, another vehicle failed to give way at a traffic signal while making a left turn and collided with the Uber vehicle, before a third vehicle was hit.

March 29, 2017

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John joined UKi Media & Events in 2012 and has worked across a range of B2B titles within the company's automotive, marine and entertainment divisions. Currently editor of Automotive Testing Technology International, Crash Test Technology International and Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International, John co-ordinates the day-the-day operations of each magazine, from commissioning and writing to editing and signing-off, as well managing web content. Aside from the magazines, John also serves as co-chairman of the annual Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards and can be found sniffing out stories throughout the halls of several of UKI's industry-leading expo events.

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