Today a tweeter claimed to have been choked in Washington, D.C., by a driver for the car-for-hire service Uber. The woman tweeted Uber:

https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379138357239894016
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379138996229509120

Here is the reason the woman claims the driver was upset, as tweeted to people with Twitter bios that list them as Uber executives:

https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379139377185574912
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379139802106302464
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379140399643631617

The police were apparently called:

https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379143377746264065
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379143843582443520
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379143958477021184
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379145254877659136
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379145883649974272
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379146086033551361

Has the situation been resolved?

https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379266610332057600
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379328893238251520

Some wondered why her husband didn’t clock the driver:

In fairness, you don’t exactly expect your driver to start choking your spouse, so predicting how anybody would react is a tough call:

https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379337078229569537
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379342237026365441
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379342337601581057
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379327806070464512
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379342474054889473
https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379343269395574784

Relevant detail: The race of the driver:

https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/379344789830782976

We hope the situation can be resolved amicably, with the exception of a driver who will be out of a job if this story happened as claimed.

Tags: racial