(KTVI) – Authorities in Cleveland are investigating an incident on board a Regional Transit Authority bus after a YouTube surfaced showing a driver punching a woman in the face. The video shows a verbal dispute before the bus driver gets out of his seat and uppercuts the woman.
FOX 8 News in Cleveland reports the RTA did release a statement after seeing the video:
“RTA saw the video posted on YouTube of the operator incident on October 11. Through the investigation, we believe the incident occurred on Sept. 18. Upon identifying the driver, he was immediately suspended and removed from duty. His behavior is absolutely unacceptable. RTA apologizes to our customers for this incident. A full investigation continues.”
The video can be viewed on YouTube. **WARNING: The raw video on YouTube includes profanity, racism and violence. Click here to be redirected to the video.