The Taxi and Limousine Commission says it’s investigating a video of TLC inspectors surrounding a taxi driver at Kennedy Airport and appearing to handle him roughly as they arrest him. The video, which has been making the rounds among taxi drivers, shows four inspectors in plain clothes surrounding the driver and struggling to place him under arrest. One inspector appears to put his arm around the driver’s neck, The driver then shouts, “You’re hurting me!”

The incident unfolded outside Terminal 8 at JFK in mid-August, just after 6 p.m.

The driver says in the video he needs an ambulance, and the inspectors did get him medical attention.

Source: NBC New York


Article by Michele Norton
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