July 26, 2017

Watch a NYC Bus Careen Backwards Down the Street with No Driver

22 June 2017, 08:17 | Ignacio Smith

Video shows the bus rolling at speed down the street which was thankfully pretty quiet at that time in the morning

Video shows the bus rolling at speed down the street which was thankfully pretty quiet at that time in the morning

An runaway MTA bus rushed down a Brooklyn street early Wednesday morning and hit at least one person after a city bus driver accidentally left the bus in neutral. The bus careened down the street, striking several parked cars as it picked up speed. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppOne man who was attempting to change a tire on the street was forced to jump out of the way. "A few minutes later I walk up the street and see 2 other MTA employees and tell them what happened and pointed them towards the accident".

When asked how fast the bus was going, Times said that the bus was going "roughly about 20 miles per hour".

The ten damaged cars have all been towed away, while the church was not seriously damaged. Because it hit that auto right there, it turned and then stopped right there at the church.

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A pedestrian was injured and was taken to Wyckoff Hospital for treatment.

No charges were immediately planned for the driver, but the incident is still under investigation, police said.

The 30-year-old driver was just three days into her new job, according to the Transport Workers Union, which represents MTA drivers. "She is obviously very, very upset, and we are going to assist her".

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