Bus Driver Injured in Assault
3 Men Beat Driver Muni Driver With Bat in San Francisco Incident
San Francisco, CA (July 22, 2020) – A San Francisco bus driver was injured in an assault by three male passengers. The incident occurred on the afternoon of July 22 in the city’s South of Market neighborhood.
Three men boarded a Muni bus. The driver asked them to wear a mask, as required by city law. The men refused, however, so the driver pulled over to let them off the bus.
The driver escorted the men off the bus. One of them pulled out a wooden bat and assaulted the driver, hitting him several times. The men then fled on foot.
The bus driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He is currently on leave as he recovers. He will return to work once he is cleared from his doctor.