2 MTA bus drivers involved in clashes with passengers in Brooklyn

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Two MTA bus drivers were involved in separate incidents with passengers Monday in Brooklyn within minutes of each other, the MTA said.

A passenger exiting a B68 bus stuck the driver, reportedly identified as 30-year-old Mark Salandy, in the arm with a syringe-like instrument about 11 a.m. near Greenwood Avenue and Prospect Park South, the MTA and NYPD said.

Minutes later, a passenger on a B45 bus shoved its driver into a partition near Utica Avenue and St. John's Place as the driver was assisting a passenger in a wheelchair, the MTA said.

These are the second and third clashes with bus drivers in a week.
 

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