A MAN had to be wrestled to the ground after trying to strangle a bus driver in Marbella.
The allegedly mentally ill man apparently tried to disable his victim in order to crash the moving vehicle, which was heading towards the Costa del Sol Hospital.
Passengers leapt to the driver’s aid as he brought the bus to a standstill, and the attacker was subdued until police arrived.
Reports say they schizophrenic raider was taken to the Costa del Sol Hospital for tests.
Authorities believe the incident was the result of a mental breakdown and have discarded any other motive.