Bx5 bus driver slashed by passenger

Police are searching for the suspect who slashed an MTA bus driver in the arm Wednesday afternoon and fled the scene. Authorities say the 52-year-old

The driver was rushed to Lincoln Hospital, where

The driver was rushed to Lincoln Hospital, where he is recovering. (Credit: News 12)

THE BRONX - Police are searching for the suspect who slashed an MTA bus driver in the arm Wednesday afternoon and fled the scene.

Authorities say the 52-year-old driver had just dropped off passengers at the final stop on his Bx5 route when he was cut by a person exiting the bus. The incident happened near Southern Boulevard and Westchester Avenue.

A woman who works at a nearby store called police at around 4 p.m. when she noticed the driver was bleeding.

The driver was rushed to Lincoln Hospital, where he is recovering.
 

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