Bus drivers in Bayonne, southwestern France, wait for a visit by the junior transport minister on Tuesday, two days after a colleague was attacked for refusing to let a passenger board without a mask. Photo: AFP Bus drivers in Bayonne, southwestern France, wait for a visit by the junior transport minister on Tuesday, two days after a colleague was attacked for refusing to let a passenger board without a mask. Photo: AFP
Bus drivers in Bayonne, southwestern France, wait for a visit by the junior transport minister on Tuesday, two days after a colleague was attacked for refusing to let a passenger board without a mask. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: French bus driver brain-dead after passengers attack him for telling them to wear masks

  • Five people in custody following assault where victim lost consciousness after being repeatedly punched
  • Face masks are mandatory on private transport in France, where nearly 30,000 have died in Covid-19 pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Bus drivers in Bayonne, southwestern France, wait for a visit by the junior transport minister on Tuesday, two days after a colleague was attacked for refusing to let a passenger board without a mask. Photo: AFP Bus drivers in Bayonne, southwestern France, wait for a visit by the junior transport minister on Tuesday, two days after a colleague was attacked for refusing to let a passenger board without a mask. Photo: AFP
Bus drivers in Bayonne, southwestern France, wait for a visit by the junior transport minister on Tuesday, two days after a colleague was attacked for refusing to let a passenger board without a mask. Photo: AFP
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