Police: Dozens Hurt After ‘Hallucinating’ Man Attacks Driver on Greyhound Bus

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A man authorities believe was hallucinating while under the influence of drugs allegedly attacked the driver of a Greyhound bus on its way from Los Angeles to Phoenix early Thursday, causing the driver to crash and  sending two dozen people to area hospitals.

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A man is accused of attacking the driver of a Greyhound bus on its way from Los Angeles to Phoenix, causing the driver to crash. (Credit: CNN)

Maquel Donyel Morris, 25, allegedly attacked the driver at about 1:45 a.m. on the eastbound 10 Freeway near Tonopah, about 50 miles west of Phoenix, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

“He was hallucinating … we believe he was very high,” said agency spokesman Bart Graves.

When Morris allegedly attacked the driver, passengers quickly came to the driver’s aid and they were able to stop the bus from entering oncoming traffic, authorities said.

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