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Uber and Police Cruiser Involved in Crash in Cape Cod

Published on Jul 9, 2020 at 7:54 am in Uber Accidents.

At least four people were sent to the hospital after a crash in Cape Cod happened on Sunday, July 5. The crash happened around 1:00 a.m. and involved an Uber vehicle and a police cruiser.

The crash happened at the intersection of Harbor Road and Route 28. Video evidence from the scene showed the badly-damaged front-end of the Harwich Police Department SUV. Following the wreck, a portion of Route 28 was closed for approximately two hours. First responders from Chatham, Dennis, and Brewster arrived at the scene to provide assistance and ensure injuries were tended to.

Famed Rapper Sues Uber Over 2018 Crash

Published on Apr 23, 2020 at 7:15 am in Uber Accidents.

Sandra Jaqueline Denton, known by the stage name Pepa from the ‘90s hip hop act Salt-N-Pepa, has filed a lawsuit against Uber for a Los Angeles car accident in 2018.

According to Denton, the crash has affected her ability to perform and make money. She is seeking compensation from the rideshare company, along with the Uber driver and the three other drivers involved in the accident.

Florida Uber Driver Arrested After DUI Crash Investigation

Published on Mar 25, 2020 at 7:15 am in Uber Accidents.

Earlier this month, a Florida Uber driver was arrested for his role in a fatal DUI crash that killed his passenger. The driver is being held on charges of DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide, and possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia

The accident occurred during the early morning hours of January 8, 2020. Uber driver, 27-year-old Clint Fischer Jr., was driving Estevan Pascual of Orland to Haines City. Fischer hit the back of a tractor-trailer, which was nearly stopped at US 17/92 and Shamrock Drive. While Fischer only sustained minor facial injuries and was transported to AdventHealth Heart of Florida, Pascual suffered blunt force trauma to the head and died at the scene.

South Carolina Lawsuit Filed for Staged Uber Hit-and-Runs

Published on Mar 20, 2020 at 6:45 am in Uber Accidents.

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The James River Insurance company filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that a series of Uber hit-and-run accidents never happened or were deliberately caused as part of an insurance scam. The lawsuit was filed in August 2019 and is now receiving national attention.

According to the lawsuit outlined in The State, several defendants hailed Uber vehicles that were rear-ended by other cars. The passengers would then seek medical treatment at local hospitals and file claims with James River Insurance. Currently, the claims total more than $75,000.

Richmond Couple Livestreamed “Nightmare” Uber Ride

Published on Feb 12, 2020 at 7:40 am in Uber Accidents.

A couple in Richmond, Virginia live-streamed their Uber ride on Facebook as their driver was speeding through the streets of the city in an attempt to catch another car that rear-ended them.

John Murray and Tameka Swann were picked up from their home on the city’s Northside around 8 p.m. on February 10, 2020. Shortly after their driver pulled away from the curb, the vehicle was rear-ended on Chamberlayne Avenue. According to Swann, the Uber driver pulled over to exchange information, but the other driver quickly went around them and sped off. That’s when the Uber driver began to chase after the hit-and-run driver.