In the United States, residents of San Francisco witnessed a mob attack on the unmanned taxi company Waymo. The incident took place on the evening of February 10 on Jackson Street in the city’s Chinatown. oppression Autopian.
According to the information given to journalists by eyewitnesses of the incident, there were many people celebrating the Lunar New Year and watching the fireworks on the street at the time of the incident. At one point there was a small traffic jam on the road; Among the cars stopped was an electric Jaguar I-Pace from Waymo with no one in the cabin.
Then, a passerby wearing a white sweatshirt jumped on the hood of the vehicle and made a “wrestling move”, breaking the windshield. Thereupon, citizens began to approach the vehicle, some began to break the glass with handmade objects, and some began to draw graffiti on the back of the taxi. The people around did not interfere with the hooligans, supported them with applause and filmed the events with their smartphones.
The pogrom, which lasted about five minutes, ended with fireworks thrown at the taxi and the electric car catching fire.
The San Francisco Fire Department confirmed that the car was completely destroyed as a result of the fire. No one was injured as a result of the incident.
The San Francisco Police Department has yet to officially comment on the incident.
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