A former Uber driver named Syed Muzzafar, who struck a San Francisco family with his car while between fares on December 31, 2013, was formally charged on Monday with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for the death of a young girl.
“He turned himself in last week and [posted bail of] $50,000,” Max Szabo, a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney’s office, told Ars on Tuesday. “He will be arraigned tomorrow at 9am Wednesday.”
In January 2014, the family of the deceased girl, Sofia Liu, sued Muzzafar and Uber for wrongful death and other complaints. The girl’s mother and brother also sustained serious injuries in the crash.
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