Waymo autonomous vehicle involved in crash in Arizona

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The Chandler Police Department says the Honda that hit a self-driving Waymo minivan ran a red light. In this case a driver was on board and was injured in the accident.

Reportedly the sedan was traveling eastbound and swerved to avoid another vehicle at an intersection, straying into the westbound lanes and hitting the Waymo van. You can see Waymo's footage of the incident below.

"We are concerned about the well-being and safety of our test driver and wish her a full recovery", Waymo said in a statement. The van was hit by a auto driving eastbound into westbound lanes.

In February, Google said that its self-driving cars have driven 5 million miles on public roads since 2009.

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According to ABC 15, the Waymo minivan was in the autonomous mode at slow speed with the driver behind the wheel at the time of the crash.

Police in a Phoenix suburb are investigating a collision involving a self-driving Windsor-built Pacifica owned by the company Waymo.

Detective Seth Tyler said the driver of that Honda had to swerve to avoid slamming into a auto that had the green light and was moving into the intersection. It released a video of the moments before the collision. Both the Waymo self-driving vehicle and the Honda sedan had to be towed from the scene of the accident.

Experts noted that the company will have more answers after its technicians analyze the video and the data taken from vehicle's array of sensors and autonomous driving system. According to reports, people got minor injuries. It was likewise confirmed that the vehicle was set to its autonomous mode when the accident occurred.

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