Self driving car crash hospitalised Google's operator: Firm reveals smart vehicle tried to avoid another vehicle jumping a red light - but says its driver took control before impact



Google has revealed the operator of one of its prototype self driving cars was hospitalised after a recent crash - but said he had taken control of the vehicle.
The crash occurred in Mountain View, near Google's HQ, when a driver ran a red light and collided with the passenger side door of Google's modified Lexus SUV.
The firm revealed today its driver 'voluntarily went to a local hospital where he was evaluated by medical staff and released.'
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GOOGLE'S SELF DRIVING CAR ACTIVITY TO DATE  As of September 30th, 2016:
Number of vehicles on the road: 24 Lexus RX450h SUVs... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 56
Source: Daily Mail
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