A bus driver suffered serious injuries when he was beaten by a group of 'young men' in France over the weekend, according to reports.
The disturbing incident unfolded at around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday evening in Épinay-sur-Seine, a commune in the department of Seine-Saint-Denis in the Paris suburbs.
"On the sidewalk, not far from a bus stop, young people were having fun pushing each other into the road," a source told Le Parisien.
The driver of an RATP bus narrowly avoided hitting a "young man of about twenty years."
The bus operator pulled over and stepped out to check if the young man was okay but was surrounded by an aggressive crowd who hurled insults and launched a savage assault as passengers looked on in shock.
Video purportedly shot by a witness was shared on social media.
The victim was rescued by police and taken to hospital suffering from "a bleeding wound in the head and bruises on the left shoulder," as well as an eye injury caused by a rock.
He later posted a video on social media saying he could "barely see" out of the damaged eye.
No suspects were identified or arrested as of Wednesday, according to the latest available updates.
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