THE BRONX - A man accused of stabbing a bus driver is now facing assault charges.
Bus driver Ron Dingnan was transporting passengers on the Westchester Bee-Line 20 bus Thursday afternoon when an incident involving a passenger transpired on Jerome Avenue.
Police say West Akpan, 33, stabbed the driver several times in the side and back.
MORE: Bronx Crime Stories
The bus driver was taken to Jacobi Medical Center and is expected to make a full recovery.
Akpan is charged with felony assault.