Operator of self-driving uber car charged with negligent homicide

  • Post category:Blog

"The operator of a self-driving Uber Technologies Inc. vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe in 2018 has been charged with negligent homicide in connection with the incident. Rafaela Vasquez, 46, was indicted by a Maricopa County grand jury on Aug. 27, the county attorney’s office announced Sept. 15. Vasquez pleaded not guilty to the charge during a Sept. 15 arraignment before Commissioner Richard Hinz in the Maricopa County Superior Court. She was released from jail with ankle monitoring. Elaine Herzberg was jaywalking on Mill Avenue just south of Curry Road by the Marquee Theater at 10 p.m.…

Continue Reading Operator of self-driving uber car charged with negligent homicide