Bus driver punched after crash with car

  • 02/12/2017
Hamilton Transport Centre
The man was arrested and charged with assault. Photo credit: Google Maps

A bus driver has been punched in the head several times after a crash between the bus and another vehicle in Hamilton.

Police were called to the assault on Rifle Range Road just before 5pm on Thursday, when a 38-year-old man allegedly punched the driver of bus.

The bus and a car had been involved in a crash at an intersection before the assault, a police spokeswoman said.

The man was arrested and charged with assault.

He is set to appear in Hamilton District Court on December 5.

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