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Waymo's self driving vehicle hit a pedestrian. The company said the driver was driving manually

2022-02-02 12:47:08 TechWeb

【TechWeb】12 month 17 Daily news , According to foreign media reports , Wednesday night local time , A car Waymo Self driving car knocking down a pedestrian in San Francisco . The company has confirmed the accident , But insisted that the vehicle was in manual driving mode .

Since last summer Waymo Always in San Francisco Lower Haight Community test vehicle . After the accident , a Reddit Users upload photos online , According to the photos , A car Waymo The car stopped in the middle of the road , The fire engine stopped at the roadside , Many firefighters and onlookers gathered in front of the car . According to its description , Two pedestrians alighted at the roadside , One of them crossed the road to the right , Back in a few seconds , Then be Waymo Hit , The hit man was conscious and then stood up , Then he was taken to the hospital .

The user said , No opinion on the test of autopilot car company. , But the San Francisco transportation authority seems to turn a blind eye to speeding and reckless driving , They also complained about the time difference between traffic lights and drivers running red lights .

Then one Waymo The spokesman said , The vehicle is not in automatic driving mode . However, the traffic police department has not responded or made a statement . Spokesman said , Community trust and security are very important , The investigation into the incident will continue in cooperation with local authorities .

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