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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Taxi Driver Mistakes Stairs for Exit -- Hilarity Ensues

Posted By on Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 2:59 PM

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A taxi driver who mistook a walkway for an auto exit managed to jettison his cab on the stairs today at the Market and Church Safeway.

Tom Nguyen, a manager at Vina Cab, told SF Weekly that driver Tseo Tran is "new to the job." Nguyen said the tenderfoot driver "on his way out, didn't know that wasn't an exit." The result was a marooned taxi and internet immortality.

Paul Rose, a spokesman for the Municipal Transportation Agency, says the investigation into just what happened is ongoing. Nguyen, however, chalks it up to simple inexperience.

Tran, his manager concludes, "is really very sorry."

Click below for more photos of the incident. 

click to enlarge BROKE-ASS STUART VIA MATT HAZE

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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