Woman raises concern's after Uber ride is hijacked by another firm

November 28, 2017 by Leigh-on-sea.com

A woman has spoke of her concern's after another taxi firm managed to hijack her Uber car she was waiting for.

Ms Vinten was waiting for collection in Hildaville Drive, Westcliff, when an approaching taxi pulled over. She got into the car, assuming it was her Uber but then grew concered just a few minutes later when her actual Uber ride called her to say he was outside. 

Ms Vinten asked the driver of his status and he confirmed he was a licensed taxi driver which made her feel very uncomfortable. 

How the mix up happened, Ms Vinten is unaware, but Uber have warned passengers that the checking of Vehicle make's and registration is of key importance.

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