Uber driver in a coma after passengers assault him in Manhattan

An Uber driver was left in a coma after a fight with a group of unruly passengers in Manhattan, police said Saturday.

The 56-year-old cabbie had picked up five partygoers outside Privileged nightclub in Queens at about 4:25 a.m. on Feb. 5, officials said.

When the rowdy group began arguing inside his car, he pulled over on the corner of East 62nd Street and 2nd Avenue, where the riders took the fight to the sidewalk, surveillance video shows.

One of the male passengers then sucker-punched the unidentified driver in the face, knocking him to the ground.

It was not immediately known what prompted the dispute, cops said.

Medics rushed the driver to Weill Cornell Medical Center with severe head trauma, where he was placed in a coma and is listed in critical condition.

The group ran off after the attack and is still being sought.

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