A former Lyft driver was acquitted of assault charges after confronting intoxicated passengers he had been transporting on an early morning in 2016, according to the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office.
Vincent Perrault, 46, was acquitted of the charges Tuesday connected to the ride he gave four passengers on Dec. 27, 2016.
According to the public defender’s office, Perrault asked the passengers to leave his vehicle after becoming disruptive and telling him to “shut up and drive” around 2 a.m.
After asking the passengers to get out of the car, Perrault also got out to close an open door. That’s when two of the men tried to confront Perrault, resulting in a shoving match and Perrault eventually punching both of them, his attorneys said.
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