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Driver is branded an ‘Uber moron’ after Toyota Prius is driven straight into Barking train station 

Driver is branded an ‘Uber moron’ after Toyota Prius is driven straight into Barking train station

  • Taxi driver was pictured on the concourse at Barking station, east London 
  • Exasperated passengers branded the driver an ‘Uber moron’ on Twitter 
  • Police officers arrived and found driver had been threatened by his passenger 

Passengers were left gobsmacked when an Uber drove straight into the middle of a train station.

The Toyota Prius drove into Barking station, east London, and was pictured on the concourse by the ticket barriers on Monday afternoon.

The taxi driver was immediately branded an ‘Uber moron’ and mocked by people commenting on the photo online. 

Police officers were scrambled to the scene where they claimed the man driving the car had been threatened by his passenger and was trying to find a safe spot. 

The Toyota Prius drove into Barking station, east London, and was pictured on the concourse by the ticket barriers on Monday afternoon

The picture was posted with the caption: 'Another brainless Uber moron drives on the concourse at Barking station.'

The picture was posted with the caption: ‘Another brainless Uber moron drives on the concourse at Barking station.’

It was posted with the caption: ‘Another brainless Uber moron drives on the concourse at Barking station.’ 

A British Transport Police spokesman said: ‘At 12.20am yesterday, officers were called to Barking station after reports of a taxi being driven and parked on the station concourse. 

‘Upon arrival, it was reported that the driver of the taxi had been threatened by his passenger and, fearing for his safety, then drove his vehicle slowly into the station. ‘No arrests have been made.’ 

MailOnline has contacted Uber for comment.  

Several London train stations have bollards fitted to prevent people driving into them in the event of a terror attack.  

The incident happened at Barking Station in east London on Monday afternoon

The incident happened at Barking Station in east London on Monday afternoon 

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