A gunman hijacked a New York City MTA bus in the borough of Queens Thursday morning as terrified passengers were simply trying to get to work, reports Fox News.
The gunman confronted the bus driver around 7 a.m. at 199th Street and Linden Boulevard in Cambria Heights, police told Fox News Digital. The driver told officers that the gunman demanded that he open the door before ordering him to drive at gunpoint
The driver had opened the back door of the bus so that passengers could escape, sources told the WPIX-TV.
Police said the driver jumped out a window of the moving bus a short time later, sending the bus crashing into the pole.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.