Livery Driver Stabbed, Slashed and Robbed in Yonkers

A livery cab driver was stabbed, slashed and robbed early Thursday morning in a bloody scene on a Yonkers street.

The 64-year-old driver said he was stabbed after a passenger became violent with him and demanded his money.

The scene unfolded just after 1 a.m. at Cedar Place and Highland Avenue, a mainly residential block of houses and an elementary school.

The 40-something-year-old passenger stabbed the driver in the stomach and slashed him on the hand, the driver told NBC New York from his hospital bed Thursday morning.

After getting stabbed, the badly injured driver managed to make his way out of the car, leaving a trail of blood across the vehicle and on the ground.

Emergency responders rushed him to a local hospital, where he was being treated Thursday morning. He said he was doing okay and that his family was coming to see him.

The robber got away with $150, the driver said. 

A group of police were at the scene investigating before dawn Thursday.

Some investigators were gathering evidence and others were taking photos of the black livery cab, which was still parked in the middle of the street where the injured driver left it.

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