Lyft driver assaulting female passenger got beaten by other drivers (video)

11/22/2019

Posted by: Chris Odogwu

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Some men have no shame. A Lift driver physically assaults a female passenger over a flimsy reason, and other drivers pounce on him hard. Check out the video!

A disturbing video showing a Lift driver dragging a lady out of his vehicle, and unleashing physical attacks on her in Los Angeles is trending online. Seeing the shameful attack of the female passenger by the driver, other concerned drivers came to her rescue by pouncing on the driver.

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Footage of the driver attacking the lady

The video is believed to have been recorded last Tuesday, showing the Lyft driver pulling the lady out of the car. He throws her to the grown, together with her belongings. As she tries to find her way back into the vehicle, the visibly aggressive driver starts to hit her.

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Angered by such a cruel act by the driver, other drivers plying the road jump out of their cars, and begin to give him a dose of his own medicine. As the drivers pounce on the assaulter, the lady is accidentally shoved, and she falls to the ground. A man quickly helps her up, while the other drivers carry on beating up her attacker.

The female passenger was later identified as Alessandra Starr Ward, an actress. Narrating what transpired, she stated that trouble began while she was playing a song titled “Te Bote” on her Smartphone. The driver did not like the song, and demanded that she stopped playing it. But she was adamant. He made a threat about kicking her out his car, and she dared him that she would report to the police.

Lyft driver attacks female passenger, gets beat up by other drivers

The road fight was contained after some police officers close to the area arrived. The Lyft driver was accused of misdemeanor battery.

There is no reason to justify hitting a woman. Thankfully, some Good Samaritans came to her rescue.

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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