The mother of the CEO of Uber killed, father wounded, shipwrecked on a boat
NEW YORK, may 28. /Offset. TASS Kirill Volkov/. The mother of the founder and CEO of Uber, which provides services for online call private taxis, Travis Kalanick killed, father wounded, shipwrecked on a boat in California. This was reported on Saturday, representatives of Uber.
The incident occurred on reservoir pine flat lake in Fresno County. As reported in the office of the County Sheriff, the boat, which was a couple aged about 70 years, crashed on a rock and drowned. The woman died at the scene, the man received injuries of moderate severity and was taken to the hospital.
Uber confirmed that it is on the parents and the Director of Bonnie and Donald Kalanikai. In a statement circulated to employees of Uber, head of Department on work with staff Liane Hornsey called the incident “unimaginable tragedy.” “Every Uber knows how close was Travis with his parents,” she said, expressing condolences.
40-year-old Kalanick founded Uber in San Francisco (California), together with the entrepreneur Garrett Camp in 2009. Uber is an online service transport, allowing users through the app on a mobile phone to use the services of a driver of a private car. Now Uber operates in more than 500 cities in nearly 80 countries around the world.