Brooklyn bus driver stabbed with hypodermic needle

Authorities say a passenger stabbed a New York City bus driver.

The victim's mother told Fox 5 News that the passenger used a hypodermic needle.

It happened Monday morning in Brooklyn on the B68 bus to Coney Island.

The passenger fled and remains at large.

The driver was treated for a stab wound to the shoulder at Methodist Hospital.

Under New York State law, assaulting an MTA employee is a felony.