(WESH, NBC NEWSCHANNEL) A 10-year-old blind girl and her teacher were denied a ride by an Uber driver because they had a service dog Wednesday.
The Orlando Uber driver has been suspended and could lose his Uber driving privileges, pending an investigation.
10-year-old Addison Burgess and her teacher, Amanda Lannan, who is also blind, and were trying to get to a camp field trip.
The camp is meant to help blind children adapt to life's challenges.
"I explained to him this was a service animal. I showed him the harness, I showed him the tag," Lannan said.
Uber said it is against company policy and the law to discriminate against riders with service animals.
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