Metrobus driver suspended after hostile run-in with WTOP reporter

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A Metrobus driver has been placed on administrative leave after a hostile run-in with a WTOP reporter in Northwest Washington on Wednesday.

The incident involving WTOP reporter Mark Segraves happened outside the radio station's studio along Idaho Avenue on Wednesday while he was attempting to parallel park his car. Segraves says that an X3 Metrobus quickly drove up behind him, after which the driver honked and made an obscene gesture at him.

Segraves then got on the bus and, with his cell phone video camera rolling, confronted the female driver. She quickly removed her name tag and refused to give her name, WTOP reports.

"You can call me Miss Metro," the driver says in the video.

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