Greyhound Bus Driver Critical After Crash
Updated: Dec 7, 2021
Last night at 11:20PM Albuquerque Police were dispatched to a single vehicle crash involving a Greyhound bus on the Frontage road near 12th and I-40.
When officers arrived they found the driver in critical condition and the bus hit a light pole. An investigation found the driver and a passenger had a dispute. The passenger grabbed the wheel and caused the bus to crash.
According to the criminal complaint, a man named Leroy Maass from Washington State jumped a plexiglass divider and grabbed the wheel of the bus.
The driver was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Six passengers were taken to the hospital with injuries. Maass is under police custody at the hospital and will be booked on
3 counts of Aggravated Battery (Great Bodily Harm) 3rd Degree Felony
2 counts of Aggravated Battery (Misdemeanor) (No Great Bodily Harm)
The passenger who caused the crash will likely face federal charges for interfering with the bus operation.
Leroy Maass, the suspect in a violent Greyhound bus crash.