MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb say a self-driving Waymo vehicle was among five cars involved in a collision, but no serious injuries were reported.
The driver of the Waymo vehicle told Mesa police that the car was not in autonomous mode at the time of Saturday night’s crash.READ MORE: North Texas Mom Hospitalized 93 Days With COVID-19 Delivers Healthy Baby Girl
Witnesses say another car failed to stop for a red light and crashed into the Waymo vehicle as it was turning left.
The car then struck three other vehicles.READ MORE: DFW Area Has 5 Boys Basketball Players Named McDonald’s All Americans
Waymo, whose parent company is Google, did not immediately return a message seeking comment Sunday.
Self-driving vehicles have come under fire since an Uber vehicle in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel fatally struck a woman in nearby Tempe.
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