Google sued by family of man who drowned after driving off collapsed bridge while following Maps directions

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2023
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Google is being sued by the family of a North Carolina man who drowned after he drove off a collapsed bridge while following outdated directions from the Maps app. Philip Paxson was driving home from his daughter’s birthday party on Sept. 30, 2022 when his car plunged into Snow Creek in Hickory — about 60 miles northwest of Charlotte — after Google Maps allegedly directed him to drive over a bridge that had collapsed nine years earlier and was never repaired. Paxton, 47, was found in his partially submerged and...

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