Waymo self-driving SUV involved in crash in Chandler, Arizona

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Chandler Police say the accident happened around noon Friday, when a driver heading eastbound in a Honda sedan swerved to avoid a vehicle and drove into the westbound lanes of Chandler Blvd., where it struck the Waymo minivan. It seems like the tech giants are struggling with the safe testing of the self-driving vehicles. However, the information on what actions the Waymo minivan took after the sedan chose to swerved for avoiding another collision. That Waymo employee suffered minor injuries due to the impact, but that reportedly is the extent of injuries today. That vehicle was in autonomous mode, but there was an operator in the driver's seat. Both the vehicles were towed from the venue if accident.

Experts noted that the company will have more answers after its technicians analyze the video and the data taken from vehicle's array of sensors and autonomous driving system.

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Police in a Phoenix suburb are investigating a collision involving a self-driving Windsor-built Pacifica owned by the company Waymo.

Twitter user Matt Jaffee posted a photo of the accident scene at 3:40 p.m. PT. Jaffee tweeted: "Right now: Pretty gnarly crash with an @Waymo van in Chandler, AZ". As the Honda swerved, it continued eastbound into the westbound lanes of Chandler Boulevard and hit the Waymo van. 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. "This incident is still under investigation", the statement was given by the local police to the Techcrunch.

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