One passenger was armed with a batA group of teenage passengers verbally assaulted an Asian SF Muni bus driver with racist slurs as well as attacking and spitting at him.
The incident occurred at 3:30pm on Wednesday when the driver asked the group of male teenagers to wear face coverings due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Public health orders issued in the city require passengers to wear face coverings when taking public transport.
Roger Marenco, president of the Transport Workers Union Local 250, said that the group used racial slurs towards the Asian American driver as well as spitting on him.
“That right there is another serious assault, especially in today’s times.”The unnamed driver suffered a fractured finger and bruises.