PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A sleepy Uber driver let his passenger take the wheel and it ends with the car crashing after a high-speed chase.
CBS Philadelphia reported 23-year-old Juan Carlos of the Bronx hired an Uber driver to take him from Philadelphia to a college in Herkimer, in central New York this past Saturday, a near five-hour trip.READ MORE: Newsom Unveils State's COVID Recovery Plan; $75B Budget Surplus To Provide For Direct Payments
On I-81 in New York near the Pennsylvania border, police say they tried to pull the car over because it was going 86 miles per hour. There was a chase, police lost track, until the car car crashed into a guard rail just east of Binghamton.READ MORE: South Lake Tahoe Boat Ramp Closed Due To Low Water Levels After Dry Winter
Police took the two into custody and learned Carlos was driving because the Uber driver wanted to take a nap.MORE NEWS: Bonta Among 44 Attorneys General Telling Facebook To Drop Instagram For Kids Proposal