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CCTV; Driver Pushes Woman Off Bus

An experienced Sydney bus driver has been sacked after CCTV footage showed him pushing a female passenger off the bus.

The footage shows Laurence Murphy, a bus driver for 22 years, shove the
passenger onto the footpath before closing the doors and driving off,
leaving her to walk home alone at around 4am.

In a Nine News investigation it has been revealed the driver had racked
up 44 official complaints over 10 years, including poor behaviour and
driving, running early, driving past waiting passengers and even causing

After claiming to have been spat on, punched and had eggs thrown at him,
Mr Murphy claims the assault was a "knee-jerk" after thinking he was
under threat.

But NSW Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian said there was no excuse
for the attack and that sacking Mr Murphy was the right course of

"The vision is appalling and I think anyone wh

Added: Oct-5-2012 Occurred On: Oct-5-2012
By: bellava
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Tags: bus, driver, push
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (load item map)
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