Cab Driver Accused of Snubbing Al Roker Says He Never Saw Him
The cabbie that apparently snubbed Al Roker and his son for a ride has come forward and said it was a misunderstanding.
The cab driver accused of snubbing Al Roker and his teenage son says it's all a misunderstanding.
Mahabur Rahman told The Daily News: "I tell you honestly, I didn't see him. Anybody would pick him. He look like a gentleman."
According to The News, the driver has one past violation for refusing to pick up a passenger.
Filed a complaint today after getting passed up again by a NYC Yellow cab. Cabbie picked up a white guy a block away. Wonder why Uber wins?November 22, 2015
This happens to folks of color every day. And while most cabbies do their job, there are those ignorant, racist ones who hurt the othersNovember 22, 2015
What really hurts, my 13 yr. old boy was with me and asked why the cabbie passed us. I said, "Nick, ignorant people make dumb choices"November 22, 2015
Roker says he was trying to take his son, Nick, to the doctor when the incident took place.
A spokesman for The Taxi and Limousine Commission said: “I can assure him that we will investigate this thoroughly and take every appropriate action.”
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