Drunk passenger assaults taxi driver after vomiting in his car in Mid-levels


18th October 2020 – (Hong Kong) At about midnight today (18th), a 24-year-old drunk man finished drinking in Lan Kwai Fong, Central, and boarded a taxi to go towards Mid-levels. When the taxi drove past No.1 McDonald Road, the male passenger suddenly vomited. The seat and carpet were covered with vomit.

The drunk man then refused to pay for the cleaning fee. The taxi driver and the man started to engage in an altercation before the taxi driver called for help. The passenger then assaulted the driver and injured his ear before attempting to snatch his wallet. Two other taxi drivers arrived to subdue the man and police also arrested him subsequently.