Corsham taxi driver feared for his life » National Taxi Association

Corsham taxi driver feared for his life » National Taxi Association

This is how these customers appear when on their own and not in groups A taxi driver says he feared for his life after a passenger became abusive and violent during a journey from Chippenham in the early hours of Sunday. Phillip Rilley, 30, who works for LPC Taxis in Corsham, was approached by four people at a rank in Chippenham at 2.55am who asked to be taken to Melksham. However, shortly into the journey, after Mr Rilley informed the passengers the journey would cost around £30, one shouted obscenities and threatened violence against him. The threats continued as Mr Rilley dropped off the first two passengers and then, as the man got out in Melksham, he put his fist through the back window of the taxi. Mr Rilley, who lives in Melksham with his wife and nine-month-old daughter, said: “As the journey went on he got more abusive and started saying he was going to kill me an...

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