One dead, driver injured as man hijacks bus in Washington


A man attacked a District of Columbia bus driver on Tuesday, hijacked his vehicle and then struck a person who died, police said.

The bus was driven a short distance and caused several crashes before coming to a stop in a gas station parking lot in northeast Washington, police said.

A person struck in the lot was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. The driver suffered injuries that police described as not life-threatening, and no passengers were injured.

The suspect is in police custody and was taken to a hospital.

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