PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Hillsboro woman is seeking more than $1 million from the ride-hailing company Uber, alleging she was sexually assaulted by one of the company’s drivers in 2018.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the woman filed a lawsuit against Uber and one of its drivers, Wosey Yeaney, on Tuesday. According to court documents, the woman alleges assault, battery and negligence.
Uber did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
On August 2, 2019, Yeaney was acquitted on all 4 charges of unlawful sexual penetration and sexual abuse in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd degrees.
KOIN 6 News contributed to this report.