Man accused of stabbing bus driver

The bus driver was taken to Jacobi Medical Center and is expected to make a full recovery.

The bus driver was taken to Jacobi Medical Center and is expected to make a full recovery. (3/5/15)

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.

The bus driver was taken to Jacobi Medical Center and is expected to make a full recovery.

Akpan is charged with felony assault.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Word on the Street: Dating apps and self-esteem
VIDEO: Suspected gang members arrested in the Bronx 2 VIDEO: Suspected gang members arrested in the Bronx
3 Bronx Sportscast, April 24
News 12 talks to viewers about how dating 4 Word on the Street: Dating apps and self-esteem
5 VIDEO: Students get crash course on disaster preparedness

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