CHICAGO - A CTA bus driver was attacked with pepper spray Tuesday while driving in Lincoln Park on the North Side.
He was driving about 7:42 a.m. in the 1900 block of North Clark Street when an exiting passenger used profanity before spraying his face with a chemical irritant, Chicago police said.
The 56-year-old man was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in good condition, police said.
He told investigators there was no previous altercation between him and the suspect, who was described as a man in his 60s, police said.
A law enforcement source said the victim was a CTA bus driver.
The CTA did not immediately respond to a request for comment.