ENCINITAS, Calif. - A dashcam captured an ugly Uber encounter after a trip was cut short in Encinitas.Click over to 10 News for the video.
The ride began around 11 p.m. on Feb. 28 with a pickup at a Cardiff bar. Minutes into the ride, the driver is heard issuing a warning.
"Sit down or I'm pulling over. You get out," says the driver.
Patrick, the driver, asked 10News not to use his last name. He says all four passengers smelled of alcohol and one of the women was trying to jump into the front seat from the back.
"She's grabbing the shifter. She's grabbing the emergency brake … anything she can grab onto to help her into the front seat," said Patrick.
When she refused to stop, he stopped at a restaurant parking lot in Encinitas and asked them to get out. Two women and one of the men then exit the SUV.
Patrick says one of the women then picked up some rocks and threw them at his SUV. In the next few moments, the sound of rocks hitting the SUV can be heard on the video, along with a series of banging noises.
"The banging is him kicking and kneeing the car," said Patrick.
Finally, the last man gets out and tosses his own rock at the SUV. The final damage was nearly $2,000 in scratches and chips.
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