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A Runaway Bus Scarily Rolled Down A Street In Brooklyn And New Yorkers Still Got Jokes

"On the bright side: Unlike the subways, at least the bus is moving."

Posted on June 21, 2017, at 3:02 p.m. ET

Early on Tuesday morning, a completely empty runaway bus was seen rolling backward down a street in Brooklyn. Witnesses captured the insane moment on video.

Whoooa! This is the runaway MTA bus rolling down the street in Brooklyn without a driver on board! More @NBCNewYork… https://t.co/eh9uKhSbfl

"YOOOO, THE BUS IS REVERSING!!!" someone can be heard screaming in the video, before the bus loudly crashed into a row of parked cars and a church.

A man who was changing his car tire at the time tried to jump out of the way and sustained minor injuries. He was later taken to a local hospital, the NYPD told BuzzFeed News. No other injuries have been reported.

Police told BuzzFeed News the driver was new on the job.

The Metropolitan Transit Authority, which oversees public buses and subways in New York City, is still investigating the cause of the incident.

Many questions remain unanswered, as New Yorkers are both shocked, and...still complaining about the MTA, apparently.

"A great service and train system and bus system to follow," the man who recorded the aftermath said sarcastically in his video.

"Can we get a two dollar decrease in metro cards if this is what's going to be happening out here?"

And being snarky AF. "If only they could move so fast on cross-town routes."

If only they could move so fast on cross-town routes. https://t.co/CQ05D6m2A0

"Drives better than most I've seen."

Drives better than most I've seen , clean straight backwards action https://t.co/jMaVByLB5h

"Is there any chance I can take the runaway bus to work? Faster and more predictable than the F train."

Is there any chance I can take the runaway bus to work, faster and more predictable than the F train https://t.co/hL4l7t15Po

"I know we give Andrew Cuomo a lot of shit about the subways but I'm glad to see the MTA has the buses up and running."

i know we give Andrew Cuomo a lot of shit about the subways but i'm glad to see the MTA has the buses up and running https://t.co/OI5GeWcsBL

"On the bright side: Unlike the subways, at least the bus is moving?"

On the bright side: Unlike the subways, at least the bus is moving? https://t.co/bjCjAwlLId

The incident followed a less-than-satisfactory service day on Tuesday, when trains were massively delayed during rush hour. The MTA publicly apologized.

MTA is fuckin up in every single possible way https://t.co/kXCZFkpUMV

MTA: We are working diligently to improve our system and get New Yorkers where they need to be. Also the MTA: https://t.co/4JeObdT9W5

Many riders were straight up PISSED.

I truly hate y'all @MTA, because you have hated me since my first swipe. Your trains? Filthy. Reliability? LIABILITY. May you rot in hell.

In the meantime, there will be not-so-high-tech driverless buses available, I guess.

@tstrahan4NY @lukeoneil47 @NBCNewYork This is the future liberals want.

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