The driver, whose name has not been released, has been working for Uber since December, according to his LinkedIn profile.
The driver has reportedly been working in Beijing since December.
This is not the first time Uber has been involved in a controversial incident with drivers in China.
In March, a driver was arrested for allegedly raping a woman at a Beijing hotel.
Uber has been fined a total of $100 million by the Chinese government in recent years for a series of safety violations.