Uber driver suffers eye damage after being bashed in the face with cell phone for refusing to pick up an 'illegal' passenger (photos)

Uber driver suffers eye damage after being bashed in the face with cell phone for refusing to pick up an 'illegal' passenger (photos)



An Uber driver in New York may lose his eyesight after he was bashed in the face with a cell phone for refusing an to pick up an 'illegal' passenger.



Dash cam video from the car of Gui Ping Han, 45, released by police on Wednesday, September 29, shows the suspect, with a bandana covering the lower part of his face, standing in the middle of E. 14th St. near Third Ave. in the East Village about 3:05 a.m. on Aug. 28, just after the attack.







Gui Ping Han says he suffered a detached right retina from the assault and that the injuries have forced him out of work.



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Ping Han, a Chinese immigrant, said the assault was sudden and happened after he refused picking up the stranger who tried to jail him on the road instead of using the app.


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