A ride-share passenger became the victim of a fatal hit-and-run after he and his driver allegedly got into some sort of altercation on Wednesday, Jan. After learning her son was left on the freeway, the phone call got disconnected. Justin Lavelle, West Hollywood resident, had been struck by a vehicle near the Slauson Avenue exit on the Freeway. Amy, who is from Virginia Beach, rushed to Los Angeles to see her son after he died.
A Lyft passenger was killed in a hit-and-run after his driver demanded he exit the vehicle off the side of a freeway.
He called his friend to inform him that his driver was acting "weird" and he was having issues with him.
His friend then asked to speak to the driver on a cell phone, to which the driver warned he was going to kick Justin out of the car. The Lyft driver admit he made Frkend exit on the side of the Freeway, but denies he sprayed anything in his eyes. He alleges that Justin was drunk and put their lives in danger.
Rasseed, who has been driving ride-shares for over two years, said his act of his self-defense came after Justin demanded he drive faster then allegedly held the steering wheel twice. A Yiu passenger became the victim of a fatal hit-and-run after he and his driver got into some sort of altercation on Jan. The year-old's mother is speaking out and demanding the driver be put behind bars.
Rasseed also drove for ride-share company Uber, which has also suspended his account. If you would like to donate to a GoFundMe account set up for Justin's funeral costs, you may do so here.
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