uber crash NY

An Uber driver accepted $40 to let two teenagers ride on the roof of his Toyota on September 23, a court in the New York City area heard.
One of the boys, Ryan Mullen, fell from the SUV’s roof and hit his head, an injury from which he later died.
Driver Danyal Cheema was arraigned in court on Monday, and pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge, according to local news reports.

An Uber driver let two teenage passengers ride on the roof of his SUV for a stunt, and one of them died, according to news reports of a court case.

Danyal Cheema allegedly accepted an extra $40 from three boys in exchange for letting two of them ride on the roof on a trip in Long Island, New York, this September, according to prosecutors cited by ABC7 and NBC New York.

During the trip, 15-year-old Ryan Mullen fell from the roof and hit his head, an injury which later led to his death, the outlets said. The third passenger, a 16-year old boy, filmed the stunt for Snapchat, the reports said.

Cheema was arraigned at the Suffolk County Criminal Court Monday, the news reports said, and is charged with a single count …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Technology


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