Uber Rider Nearly Kills Driver
On Saturday, January 19, 2019, an Uber driver reported that a rider tried to take control of his vehicle. The driver says that the passenger’s actions nearly killed both of them. Reports stated that the passenger was under the influence of alcohol at the time. Video taken from a dashboard camera in the Uber shows the passenger suddenly grabbing the wheel of the vehicle. The driver was identified as local Uber driver Dax Castro. Castro says that he wants the drunk passenger to be held responsible for his actions. The passenger is currently in the Sacramento County jail. He will be arraigned on February 19 for misdemeanor DUI charges.