Josh Leal remembers the aftermath of the shooting in fragments.
A promoter who also drives for Lyft, Leal works nights most of the time, so he was up and showered and on his way downtown on Oct. 1, when he said he noticed police pointing cars away from the areas where he often picks up passengers. Soon he and the rest of the world learned that a shooter had opened fire on a country music festival on the strip, killing 59 people and injuring hundreds more in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
But in the light of tragedy, Leal, was one of several drivers who jumped in and helped people in the Las Vegas crisis, at a time where ride-hailing services are often met with criticism rather than praise in similar events. Read more…
Original Post: The harrowing story of a Lyft driver who shuttled Vegas shooting survivors to safety