The driver and other passengers were able to get off the bus.
DASH CAM VIDEO SHOWS 9-MILE CHASE AFTER MAN HIJACKS SCHOOL BUS
During the joyride, pedestrian Anthony Payne, 40,was struck – and later died from his injuries, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a release Tuesday night.
The Metrobus was recovered a short distance away in a gas station parking lot following the “busjacking,” police said.
Loving was charged with second-degree murder.
The driver’s injuries aren’t life-threatening, police said.
The bus was traveling along the U6 line and headed to the city’s Lincoln Heights neighborhood when it was hijacked.
Metrobus — the sixth busiest bus agency in the United States — features more than 1,500 buses covering 325 routes.