Self-driving vehicle crash in Arizona: Waymo auto involved in Chandler crash

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"We are concerned about the well-being and safety of our test driver and wish her a full recovery", Waymo said in a statement.

Air15 video showed significant damage to the self-driving van, as well as a silver sedan, after the collision near Chandler Village Drive and Chandler Boulevard.

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

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Another self-driving vehicle was involved in a crash in Arizona Friday when a person driving a Honda Accord lost control of their auto and smashed into the autonomous SUV.

"There was an occupant in the Waymo vehicle sitting in the driver's seat, who sustained minor injuries", he added. The sedan's front part got totally wrecked with the front glass broken out of the vehicle, however, the van seems to be in better shape with front tire crushed into the car's chassis.

As per the statement of the police regarding the investigation, they said, " We are now investigating a minor injury collision involving two vehicles, one of which is a Waymo autonomous vehicle. Both the vehicles were towed from the venue if accident. For now, it seems like the autonomous vehicle was not directly responsible for the crash. ABC15 reports that a Honda sedan swerved to avoid striking another vehicle, which sent that Honda into oncoming traffic on Chandler Boulevard, where it came into contact with the Waymo vehicle.

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Chandler has seen at least three accidents involving Waymo autonomous vehicles in the past two years involving human drivers hitting the self-driving cars.

For photos from the scene captured the Waymo van injured in the area of the front left wheel and bumper.

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