#DURBAN: An incident with an Uber driver on Saturday has emerged on social media going viral where a family experienced an altercation.
The video begins where the passengers questions the driver over the trip status which was started before they met him.
A few seconds later, the agitated Uber driver is seen instructing the mother to leave the vehicle. While the mother struggles with her two children of which – one was slipping out of her hand – the Uber driver is seen taking off while she screams in shock grappling for her children as they alight from the moving vehicle.
The husband is heard hurling abuse at him as he drove off endangering the lives of his children and wife.
The Uber driver then stopped the vehicle and jumped out and allegedly attacked the husband who defended himself. It is alleged that the driver assaulted the wife during the incident as well.
The driver apparently returned after driving off threatening the husband in response to what transpired. The husband is heard threatening the driver in the video for endangering the life of his children and his wife.
The wife is then heard narrating the incident explaining that they have also contacted Uber for a response sharing the video with them apart from publishing this on social media.
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South Africa was the first country outside of the US to have 3 cities operating Uver simultaneously in 2013. Uber valued at $70 billion and operates in 630 cities worldwide providing 15 million rides a day.
Uber was not available for comment at this stage.
Video source: DUC Facebook