Fare-dodging woman collapses in video after being confronted by San Diego transit police: ‘I’m an independent woman just trying to get home from work!’
- A bus passenger went mad at transit police who pulled her over for not paying the $2.50 fare.
- The woman yelled that she couldn’t afford to pay because she was an “independent woman in San Diego.”
- She told security she was “autistic,” which meant she could “manipulate” them out of the situation.
Angry ‘independent San Diego woman’ bragged about avoiding bus fare for more than a week and went security crazy as they talked to her on bus, news shows video.
Video posted to Reddit captured the dramatic argument between a passenger on the 235 bus from Escondido to San Diego and transit security.
The woman was yelling at the workers who reported her for not paying for the bus fair.
She revealed to the two security guards: “I’ve been doing this for a week and a half because I’ve been explaining to everyone twice a day that I can’t afford to pay my fucking ticket because.” I’m an independent woman in San Diego, so fuck you, bitch.’
Bus fare for the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System is $2.50 one way or $6 for a day pass.
A very angry woman had an epic outburst against public transit safety in San Diego that called her out for not paying the $2.50 bus fare.
The San Diego bus system offers discounted fares to seniors, Medicare beneficiaries, people with disabilities, and passengers ages six to 18.
In the video, the woman repeatedly said, “I’m just trying to get home from fucking work.” »
She told security guards: “I’m not getting off the f***ing bus.”
“You want to fight this battle with me? » she asked them. “I tried to be nice and watch it.”
“I’m autistic, I’m smarter than you. I can manipulate you out of this situation.
The passenger yelled, “I can’t afford to pay my fucking ticket because I’m an independent woman in San Diego, so fuck you, bitch.” »
The passenger even bragged to security guards that she had cheated the system for a week and a half by not paying the bus fare.
The San Diego bus passenger told transit police, “You could have just been nice. You could have been nice at first but you wanted to be mean
“You could have been nice. You could have been nice at first, but you wanted to be crazy,” the unidentified rider told them.
“I was minding my own fucking business,” she said, adding “obviously you’re not a good person.”
“Move away, I don’t want you so close to me,” she cries.
The other passengers on the bus refrained from getting involved in the drama and sat quietly minding their own business.
The video showed no resolution or end to the emotional outburst, but after the video went viral on Reddit, the person who took the video let their viewers know how the debacle ended.
According to the video poster, the incident ended when the “good cop” told him to take the next bus and get off the ride.
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System fare violations can result in fines, court appearances or community service – according to its website.