UPDATE: Bus driver fired after confrontation on MCTS bus

UPDATE: Bus driver fired after confrontation on MCTS bus

Updated: 12:59 p.m. January 18, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- After an internal investigation, the MCTS bus driver involved in an incident on Monday has been fired. MCTS did not say the reasoning behind the firing.

MCTS released a statement that said:

"MCTS has hundreds of amazing bus drivers who are out on the road every single day. In this rare case, one driver acted in a way that goes against everything we strive for. Her behavior was inappropriate and unacceptable."

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Posted: 9:25 p.m. January 17, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- MCTS officials say a bus driver has been suspended after an incident on a bus Monday afternoon. 

According to MCTS, a woman got on a bus at 27th and Wisconsin and started shouting at the driver. The woman tossed a soda can at the driver, reached around the security shield, and her hand hit the driver's head. 

The person responsible eventually got off the bus and ran away. The driver has been with MCTS for fourteen months. 

MCTS says they, along with the Milwaukee Police Department are investigating the incident. 


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