The driver can be seen repeatedly reversing the yellow taxi several times then surging forward to hit the car in front of him. The impact of the repeated hits sent the other car surged it forward to hit other vehicles. The taxi driver studiously though avoided hitting the car behind.
Customers at the food outlet have speculated that the taxi driver had a road dispute with the driver of the car in front. But other cabbies are saying the driver snapped when he spotted a line of Uber drivers forming an unofficial rank.