Woman Falls Asleep in Car, Raped by Uber Driver

Uber driverA woman needed a ride to her NYC apartment so she did what most people these days do- ordered up an Uber.

When she fell asleep during the ride, the Uber driver took her back to his apartment and raped her, according to Gothamist.

The 31 year-old woman requested a ride from East 52nd Street and 2nd Avenue to get back to her apartment in the East Village at 2:00 am.

Gothamist reports that, “cops say that the driver took her back to his apartment in Flushing and raped her.”  When the woman woke up, the driver told her not to call the police because he used protection.

When the woman left, she “flagged down” the police and was then take to Bellevue Hospital to be examined. The woman told the police that she did have drinks earlier in the evening but never consented to sex with the Uber driver.

As of now the Uber driver hasn’t been arrested but the cops are looking for him.

Find out more from Gothamist here.

3 thoughts on “Woman Falls Asleep in Car, Raped by Uber Driver

  1. I’m not sure I’d advertise uber with your referral link on a bag where you write about an uber driver being accused of rape. Just seems like poor taste.

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