Taxi driver killed by his own cab as he tried to chase a passenger who stole his bag in New York

Mail Online | 7/15/2019 | Josh Saunders For Dailymail.com
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A veteran yellow cab driver has died after he was fatally injured by his own car while trying to chase-down a passenger who had stolen his bag.

Mohammad Zafrullah, 65, had dropped-off the rider at around 11.45pm on Sunday between Seward and Rosedale Avenues in the Bronx, New York, when the incident occurred.

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As he got ready to pull-away, the rider walked around to the passenger-side of the car, reached into the open window and grabbed the driver's backpack.

Zafrullah raced after the thief, but had not put his vehicle into the 'parked' position and instead left it in 'reverse,' according to the New York Post.

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As he chased around the back of his car it rolled into him, knocking Zalfrullah to the ground and then continuing to run...
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