Nearly 5″ rain expected this week in Seattle area

Bus driver stabbed by passenger on Metro bus

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SEATTLE –  A King County Metro bus driver has been taken to Harborview Medical Center after a stabbing on a Metro bus.

A Metro supervisor says the bus driver tried to avoid a confrontation with the passenger.

The passenger followed him to the bathroom where he stabbed him five times.

Seattle Fire department says they transported the 54-year-old man to the hospital with serious injuries.

After a short search, Seattle police have the suspect in custody.

No other injuries were reported.