The driver in Bayonne had refused to allow several people – who had no tickets and were not wearing masks – to board the bus on Sunday night, a police source told AFP news agency.
Union sources told France Bleu’s local radio station that the driver had attempted to prevent the group from bringing a dog on board the bus. The mayor of Bayonne condemned the “barbaric act”, the station added.
- The driver is in his 50’s.
- Bus drivers in the area are refusing to work.
- Five people have been arrested.
- France has had a total of 167,000 COVID-19 Cases, 60,000 which are active and 30,000 deaths.