NJ Transit bus driver attacked in fight on bus

Police say two women were fighting; one threw white powder on the driver
March 12, 2008 4:46:30 AM PDT
A bus driver was assaulted and had white powder thrown at him during a dispute on a NJ Transit bus in Newark. Eyewitness News is told the fracas broke out on the No. 25 bus from Maplewood as it approached Newark Penn Station at around 6:45 a.m. this morning.

Police say two women on the bus got into a fight, attracting the attention of the bus driver.

The driver was then assaulted, and one of the women threw white powder at him.

The women got off the bus before police arrived. The driver was being treated for injuries and exposure to the unknown powder.