Bus driver sues city, sergeant

September 22, 2009 2:15:29 PM PDT
The CTA bus driver who was beaten by an off-duty Chicago police officer has filed a lawsuit.Ricardo Mendoza and Alma Delia Mendoza filed a federal lawsuit against Sergeant Thomas O'Grady and the City of Chicago. They are seeking more than $1 million.

According to the suit, Mr. Mendoza was operating a CTA bus that cut off Sgt. O'Grady, who was on his bike, near State and Monroe. Sergeant O'Grady allegedly got off his bicycle, boarded the bus and beat the driver. He then reportedly got off the bus, but decided to come back on and attack Mendoza again.


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