Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Taxi Driver Speaks Out About Car Chase

Sharing his perspective. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s taxi driver Sukhcharn Singh opened up about his expertise behind the wheel amid the couple’s automotive chase.

“I used to be on 67th Avenue after which the safety guard hailed me. Subsequent factor , Prince Harry and his spouse have been hopping into my cab,” the cab driver advised BBC on Thursday, Could 18.

Singh recalled getting blocked by a rubbish truck which allowed photographers to catch as much as them to {photograph} the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Their safety guard in the end made the choice to return to a police precinct on account of their considerations.

“They appeared nervous, I feel they have been being chased the entire day or one thing. They have been fairly nervous, however the safety guard, he was on it,” Singh stated earlier than questioning claims that the scenario was harmful. “I don’t assume that’s true, I feel that’s all exaggerated and stuff like that. Don’t learn an excessive amount of into that.”

He continued: “New York Metropolis’s the most secure place to be. There’s police stations, cops on each nook, there’s no cause to be afraid in New York.”

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Singh’s perception comes someday after a rep for Harry, 38, and Meghan, 41, confirmed that they have been adopted by “a hoop of extremely aggressive” photographers whereas leaving the 2023 Ladies of Imaginative and prescient Awards in New York Metropolis on Tuesday, Could 16, with the previous actress’ mom, Doria Ragland.

“This relentless pursuit, lasting over two hours, resulted in a number of close to collisions involving different drivers on the street, pedestrians and two NYPD officers,” the spokesperson shared with Us Weekly. “Whereas being a public determine comes with a degree of curiosity from the general public, it ought to by no means come at the price of anybody’s security. Dissemination of those photos, given the methods wherein they have been obtained, encourages a extremely intrusive follow that’s harmful to all concerned.”

In response, the New York Police Division clarified that Harry and Meghan have been capable of attain their vacation spot safely, sharing in an announcement, “There have been no reported collisions, summonses, accidents or arrests in regard.”

Based on a supply, the pair and Ragland, 66, “have been terrified” about how the incident unfolded. “Everybody remains to be very upset,” the insider advised Us about how Harry and Meghan’s automobile was “frighteningly pursued” by photographers.

Throughout an interview, Chris Sanchez — a member of the Sussexes’ safety element — claimed the scenario may have ended with fatalities, telling CNN on Wednesday, “I’ve by no means seen [or] skilled something like this. What we have been coping with was very chaotic. There have been a couple of dozen automobiles: automobiles, scooters and bicycles. The general public have been in jeopardy at a number of factors. It may have been deadly. They have been leaping curbs and pink lights. At one level they blocked the limousine [carrying the couple] and began taking footage till we have been capable of get out.”