Dashcam video from deadly self-driving Uber crash released



Dashcam captures the moment self-driving Uber hits pedestrians

Raw video: Cameras mounted in the car captures the fatal moment. Authorites are investigating the cause of the crash.

Dashcam video was released Wednesday night the dramatic and deadly crash of a self-driving Uber SUV in Arizona — if the woman that the car had her head down.

Two corners — interior and exterior camera images were released by the Tempe Police department.

The civil servants are not free at the moment that the pedestrian as 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, was struck “due to the graphic nature of the impact.”

Elaine Herzberg, right, was fatally struck by a self-driving Uber that Rafaela Vasquez, left, was riding in, police said.


The interior video showed the car’s driver, Rafaela Vasquez, 44, was hung behind the wheel of the vehicle — which police said was moving at around 40 km per hour in the Phoenix suburb at 10 a.m. on Sunday.


Although the Volvo XC90 SUV was in self-driving mode, Vasquez was in the car, as the safety of the driver, who, in the event there is a failure or problem, the control of the vehicle.

In the moments before the car struck Herzberg, Vasquez was seen repeatedly looking down, apparently in the direction of the console area of the car, until she suddenly looked horrified at the pedestrian in front of her.


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Exterior video showed the Uber car ride at night when vehicle headlights suddenly illuminated Herzberg, ran on her bicycle in the street, outside a crosswalks.

Ambulance rushed Herzberg to a local hospital, where she died from her injuries.

The police have said neither Herzberg nor Vasquez showed signs of impairment in the crash, and Vasquez has worked in their research.

Uber has said it is fully cooperating with the local authorities, as the investigation unfolds, and has halted testing of self-driving vehicles in cities throughout the country.

Fox News’ Charlie Lapastora and Travis Fedschun contributed to this report.

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