"We are very sorry for the families of the victims, we will cooperate fully with the authorities in their investigation of this incident," Uber spokesman said in a statement.
Uber himself now withdrew his autonomous car from all public streets in Arizona, following in other cities such as San Francisco, Toronto and Pittsburgh.
Uber confirmed that the car belonged to him when the accident was running in autonomous mode and there was a driver who oversaw the way the car. This is the first time an autonomous car has been involved in an accident resulting in a loss of life.
CEO of Uber Dara Khosrowshahi also revealed his condolence statement to the victim's family through his Twitter account. He thinks the events in Arizona are very sad news.
Some incredibly sad news out of Arizona. We’re thinking of the victim’s family as we work with local law enforcement to understand what happened. https://t.co/cwTCVJjEuz— dara khosrowshahi (@dkhos) 19 Maret 2018