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.”