Uber Public Statements

Olivia Fuller / April 3, 2018

3/19 via Twitter from CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, in response to the incident

  • “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.” @dkhos dara khosrowshahi

3/19 in response to the incident

  • Uber said in a statement on Twitter: “Our hearts go out to the victim’s family. We are fully cooperating with local authorities in their investigation of this incident.”

3/21 In response to video footage from the vehicle being released.

  • “The video is disturbing and heartbreaking to watch, and our thoughts continue to be with Elaine’s loved ones. Our cars remain grounded, and we’re assisting local, state and federal authorities in any way we can.”

3/26 In response to Arizona governor suspending Uber’s ability to test self-driving cars.

  • “We proactively suspended self-driving operations in all cities immediately following the tragic incident last week,” an Uber spokesman said in a statement. “We continue to help investigators in any way we can, and we’ll keep a dialogue open with the Governor’s office to address any concerns they have.”
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Olivia is a passionate multimedia communicator with experience in journalism, audio and video production and social media. She assists with public relations at The Fearey Group as an account executive. She is a recent graduate of the University of Washington, where she earned her degree in journalism and political science with a minor in international studies. During her college years, she interned at the Seattle Globalist, My Edmonds News and KING 5 News and served as the executive producer of The Daily Video at UW. As a Colorado native and resident of Seattle, her recipe for survival depends on outdoor adventures, music shows and coffee.