The person who was caught on video hurling racist comments at a Lyft driver in Washington state has been fired from his job, his ex-employer stated.
Video of the Tuesday night time encounter in Issaquah exhibits the person recognized as “Joe” lashing out at driver David Kangogo after he advised him to place his masks again on.
“What’s a sandn—–r? Have you learnt what a sandn—–r is?” the person requested Kangogo exterior of the automotive. “‘Cuz I do.”
Kangogo filmed the incident and repeatedly requested “Joe” and his feminine companion to place on their masks however they continued spewing racial slurs at him.
The driver advised Newsweek the incident left him “actually shaking.”
Wilbur-Ellis, an agricultural tech agency, confirmed to The Publish that “Joe” was an worker and that he’s been fired.
“The worker has been terminated efficient instantly,” the corporate stated in a press release. “The fast and decisive motion we took demonstrates that racism in any type is not going to be tolerated by our firm.”
Lyft advised The Publish earlier that the person was completely banned from utilizing its service.