A bus driver Ottawa attacked
Photo Jean-Luc Lavallée
Saturday, February 3, 2018 09:44
Saturday, February 3, 2018 09:47
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OTTAWA | A bus driver for the transportation company Ottawa OC Transpo has received a punch to the face from a passenger unhappy, on Friday afternoon.
The man was angry with the driver after the latter refused to let it out between two stops, reports the”Ottawa Citizen”. He was then hit in the face, breaking her possibly the nose, before fleeing by opening the doors of the bus by force.
This incident is part of a rise in violent incidents on board the buses of the transport company in ontario, while more than 100 incidents occurred in 2017, compared to 87 in 2016, according to the “Citizen”. The driver of the OC Transpo demand since last December shields. Such a measure would cost between 2 and $ 4 million, according to the transport company.
The man has not yet been arrested by the Ottawa police.