Taxi driver stabbed in Greensboro, causes crash

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police said a taxi driver was injured after being stabbed while driving, causing him to crash into a natural gas line.

Police said they were dispatched to the wreck around 5:25 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Phillips Avenue and Barto Place. There was no gas leak from the line.

Police said they found an unoccupied Blue Bird taxi cab near 2100 Phillips Avenue and the 37-year-old driver shortly later in the 1700 block of Boone Street.

The victim told police he was stabbed by an unknown assailant as he was driving. Police said he sustained a serious but non-life-threatening injury and was taken to the hospital by emergency workers.

Police have not released any information on a suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information can call Crime stoppers at 373-1000.

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