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.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets to find out 1 Word on the Street: Favorite U.S President
Police say Keith Wright was escorted out of 2 Bronx bishop faces assault charge
Surveillance video shows the man placing a $50 3 Man robbed while paying for meal at Burger King
4 12 on Health: Foods that help fight diseases
VIDEO: Interview with manager of Mobil gas station 5 VIDEO: Interview with manager of Mobil gas station

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE