A self-driving Uber struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Tempe, Arizona, Sunday night, CNBC reports.
Uber was testing self-driving cars in Tempe, San Francisco, Phoenix, and Toronto. As of Monday, however, all testing has been stopped after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a self-driving Uber test vehicle while crossing the street. The investigation is ongoing.
According to reports, a vehicle operator was inside the car during the time of the accident, but there were no passengers. The operator was not badly injured.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement on Twitter, “Some incredibly sad news out of Arizona. We’re thinking of the victim’s family as we work with local law enforcement to understand what happened.”