Tag Archive: Driver Assault

Feb 17

Local 589 Offers Condolences for Slain ATU Bus Driver in Canada

Of behalf of all the members of the Boston Carmen’s Union, Local 589’s Executive Board would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of brother Irvine Fraser and our union brothers and sisters at Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505. Brother Fraser was a 58-year-old Winnipeg Transit driver and member of ATU, Local 1505. …

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Oct 30

MBTA trolley operator assaulted by man in Halloween mask, officials say

Fox 25 | Oct 30, 2016 – 12:30 PM BOSTON – An MBTA employee was attacked at the Cedar Grove Station late Saturday night by a man wearing a Halloween mask and costume, according to transit officials. The MBTA said a 45-year-old trolley operator was assaulted on the Mattapan line at the Cedar Grove Station …

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Apr 26

Fare evader arrested in assault of MBTA driver

Boston Metro | April 25, 2016 A man refusing to pay his fare spit on an MBTA bus driver before leading police on a lengthy pursuit, cops said. Jorge Diaz-Vasquez, 44, of Boston, boarded a bus at about 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, but refused to pay his way, according to authorities. When the driver tried …

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