A crowd surrounded a driverless Waymo automobile and set it ablaze in San Francisco, California firefighters say.
Movies on X, previously Twitter, captured by an onlooker present the incident in Chinatown.
One reveals individuals breaking home windows with skateboards whereas the gang cheers and shouts. Later movies present individuals standing again from the blazing automobile.
See the movies right here. Warning, a number of the movies comprise express language some might discover offensive.
San Francisco firefighters informed KNTV the incident befell round 9:25 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. Waymo officers informed the station nobody was contained in the automobile on the time.
In one other submit on X, San Francisco firefighters mentioned a crowd surrounded the automobile, broke home windows and sprayed graffiti earlier than lighting a firework inside, catching it on fireplace.
Waymo Car surrounded after which graffiti’d, home windows have been damaged, and firework lit on fireplace contained in the automobile which in the end caught the whole automobile on fireplace. #SFFD
Photographs by Séraphine Hossenlopp pic.twitter.com/aOTqL3Rk8V
— SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT MEDIA (@SFFDPIO) February 11, 2024
A big crowd celebrated the primary day of the Lunar New 12 months in Chinatown on Saturday, SFGate reported.
It’s not clear what set off the gang, though driverless automobiles have been controversial within the metropolis, NPR reported. In 2023, protesters blocked off the automobiles with site visitors cones to immobilize them.
A driverless Waymo automobile struck a bicyclist in San Francisco on Tuesday, Feb. 6, inflicting minor accidents, KGO reported.
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