Ashton Pede went to the Vernon hospital Friday night, Sept. 30, after allegedly being attacked by a bus driver during a B.C. Hockey League game. (Contributed)

Ashton Pede went to the Vernon hospital Friday night, Sept. 30, after allegedly being attacked by a bus driver during a B.C. Hockey League game. (Contributed)

BCHL team bus driver allegedly attacks fan outside Salmon Arm arena

Ashton Pede was assessed at the Vernon hospital after the alleged incident Sept. 30

A 20-year-old man from Coldstream was taken to hospital Friday night after allegedly being assaulted by a bus driver during a B.C. Hockey League game between the Penticton Vees and Salmon Arm Silverbacks.

Ashton Pede drove to the Shuswap on Sept. 30 to watch his two favourite BCHL teams square off in an early-season battle but after being accused of causing damage to the Vees’ team bus sometime during the night, the fan was allegedly violently attacked by the driver in the Shaw Centre’s parking lot during the second intermission.

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