This bitch deserved every bit of it. IMHO
Update from this video
Shi'dea Lane , 25, says that bus driver, Artis Hughes, 59, instigated
the incident that led to the uppercut watched around the world and she
still can't believe that he hit her.
Lane says that when she got
off work on September 18, she boarded a Greater Cleveland Regional
Transit Authority (RTA) bus being driven by Hughes. He allegedly thought
she didn't have the bus fare, while she claims that she just needed to
find it. From there, words were exchanged and by all appearances, Lane
struck Hughes while he was driving the bus.
This led the older
man to stop the bus, tell the belligerent passenger, "You're going to
jail now," before delivering the vicious blow to Lane's face, knocking
her to the ground. She stood to fight and Hughes grabbed her neck before
they were separated by passengers. They exclaimed, "She's a female!" To
which Hughes responded, "I don't care; she want to be a man, I'm gone
treat you like a man!"
Lane said the punch "hurt-ed" like something from the martial arts game "Mortal Kombat."
"It was like a 'Finish Him!'" she exclaimed before again voicing disbelief that Hughes actually struck a woman.
amazing to see how a man would actually hit a woman that hard; I mean
are you serious?" she said. "I mean, you could have pulled me off the
bus, you can't really touch nobody but, for real, like you really
RTA says that Hughes has been with the company for 22 years, and they released the following statement:
identifying the driver, he was immediately suspended and moved from
duty. His behavior is absolutely unacceptable. RTA apologizes to our
customers for this incident."
In a written statement to police,
Hughes claimed that Lane "grabbed me in the throat and spit on me in the
face," so he "protected [himself]."
When the Fox News reporter
nudged Lane to discuss the obvious, that she attacked the older man
first, she stumbled before refusing to answer that question without her
In: Regional News
Tags: Woman, Decked, By, Bus, Driver, Speaks, Out:, "I, Felt, Like, I, Was, On, Mortal, Kombat"
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States (load item map)
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