Uber’s driver-housemates ‘came to the rescue’ of driver’s car in hurricane evacuation

BYLINE: DAVID MOOREER | September 16, 2018 12:25:20Uber’s driver housemates ‘got in the way’ of the vehicle that flipped on the side of Interstate 477 in Raleigh, North Carolina, according to an Uber spokeswoman.

The driver, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was able to reach the passenger seat and pull out his phone, according Uber.

It is unclear if he or she received any injuries.

Uber’s “Emergency Response Team” responded to the accident and the driver was taken to WakeMed.

Uber said it would pay for the driver’s medical care and will reimburse the company for its losses.