A Waymo driverless vehicle has run over and killed a small dog in San Francisco in a collision that has been deemed “unavoidable”.
In a report filed with California’s Department of Motor Vehicles, Waymo says that on the 21 May, a small dog ran out into the road in front of a vehicle while it was in autonomous mode with a safety driver behind the wheel.
The vehicle struck the dog which did not survive.
The Waymo driverless vehicle sustained some damage.
It happened in Toland Street, a low-speed street near Waymo’s depot.
(File picture – Waymo)