Taxi drivers stone Uber driver in Sandton

JOHANNESBURG – Metered taxi drivers have stoned an Uber car outside the Gautrain station in Sandton.

Reports say the windows of an Uber vehicle were smashed.


An eyewitness says, “The Maxi Taxi drivers picked up stones and ran towards the car – there were about 10, if not more of them. As the guy was trying to come out of car, they kept pulling him.”

The injured driver says he managed to get away.

“The taxis came to me and started to hit the car with stones and everything there.”

Another driver says there have been a number of incidents in Sandton.

“Whenever they see an Uber car, they start harassing them and throwing stones and some of the cars have been broken. We are very worried about our security.”ENU