WA: Passenger Pushed by Fare Enforcement Officer Sues Sound Transit

May 27, 2015

A passenger has sued Sound Tran sit in federal court because he was pushed by a fare enforcement officer, a move that resulted in a fight.

KIRO 7 obtained surveillance footage of the Sept. 24, 2013, incident. In the video a Sound Transit fare enforcement officer is seen making the initial contact of pushing the rider, Brandon Creekmore, while Creekmore’s back is partially turned from him.

Creekmore’s attorney, Ada Wong, said, “It’s very humiliating, it’s very embarrassing (for him)."

Read the complete article and see the video at http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/passenger-pushed-fare-enforcement-officer-sues-sou/nmPBC/.