FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina Uber driver claims he was crushed so badly by a Fort Bragg soldier that he suffered brain damage.
The incident occurred on Feb. 5 when Vernon Williams went to an Uber pickup at a downtown Fayetteville restaurant and bar, WTVD reviews. When he informed the group of troopers there have been too many to slot in his automotive, one in every of them acquired belligerent and violent.
“He said, ‘N-word you are going to take us home.’ He swung the door back. That’s when I got out,” Williams stated. “There was a guy in front of me, and the blow came from my right. I didn’t even see the blow coming.”
Williams was punched within the head and kicked whereas on the bottom.
After the beating, he needed to have emergency surgical procedure for blood clots in his brain and bear bodily rehabilitation.
Williams declined to press fees and didn’t listing any witnesses, in accordance with a police report. William’s lawyer, Allen Rogers, says the report given by an off-obligation policeman is grossly incomplete and inaccurate.
Rogers plans to file a grievance concerning the report with the district lawyer.
One soldier was initially charged with a misdemeanor assault and battery, however felony costs could also be pending towards a number of of the troopers.
Williams says he won’t ever work as an Uber driver once more.