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MTA Bus Driver Smashes Car Window in Off-Duty Road Rage Attack: Cops

What to Know

  • A 53-year-old MTA driver allegedly smashed another vehicle's window and kicked the door in a road rage confrontation in Brooklyn
  • It wasn't immediately clear where it happened, but police say the driver was off duty at the time; he is charged with criminal mischief
  • The driver will be assigned to other duties pending an investigation, transit officials said

A 53-year-old MTA bus driver has been arrested over an alleged road rage incident while he was off duty in Brooklyn Monday, authorities say. 

The driver, Erik Mayi, faces a criminal mischief charge in connection with the late night attack. It wasn't immediately clear where it happened or what led to the confrontation, but police say the MTA driver kicked the door of another vehicle and smashed the window. 

Mayi was in his personal car at the time of the incident, transit officials said. He is being assigned to other duties pending the outcome of an investigation. 

It wasn't clear if Mayi had an attorney. 

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