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Woman Throws Hot Coffee On MTA Driver’s Face And Runs

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BERGEN BEACH. An off-duty MTA bus driver had hot coffee thrown on his face during meal break by a woman who needed a bus ride last night at 11:30pm.

According to authorities, the bus driver was behind the wheel on break on Veterans Ave. and E. 70th St. in Bergen Beach, when a woman approached him.

The woman, whom police describe as irate and in her mid 40s, asked him when the bus would roll. The driver then explained he was on meal break.

The woman threw a cup of hot coffee in his face and proceeded to walk away.

The bus driver was conscious and taken to Beth Israel Hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing as the woman is still on the loose.

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