Photo by Shanghai Daily
A taxi driver died yesterday on Nanjing Road West but not from a traffic accident.
According to Shanghai Daily, witnesses saw the driver quarrel with his passengers, a couple in their 40s who had refused to pay the 20-yuan taxi fare. The altercation escalated and the driver was allegedly hit in the head. Subsequently, the driver suddenly fell to the ground unconscious. The couple fled the scene.
Paramedics declared the driver dead at scene upon their arrival. The investigation is continuing.