Police title Scottish bus driver who died after ‘station assault’ | EUROtoday

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A bus driver who died following an assault at Elgin bus station has been named as Keith Rollinson.

Officers have been known as to Elgin bus station, on St Giles Road, at round 10.40pm on Friday after experiences the 58-year-old man had been assaulted.

He was taken to Dr Grays Hospital however later died from his accidents.

A 15-year-old male youth has been arrested and charged in reference to the incident. He is because of seem at Elgin Sheriff Court on Monday, 5 February, 2024.

Detective Inspector Gavin Fleming, of Aberdeen CID, mentioned: “Our thoughts are very much with Keith’s family and we are providing them with support at what is a very difficult time for them. They have asked for their privacy to be respected.”

Elgin bus station was closed on Saturday as police investigated the incident, with operator Stagecoach Bluebird cancelling various providers.

A spokesperson for Stagecoach North Scotland mentioned: “We are shocked and saddened by this news and our immediate thoughts are with the family and friends of our driver who has sadly passed away.

“Safety is our number one priority and incidents like this are extremely rare.

“We are doing everything we can to support our colleagues and our driver’s family as well as assisting the police in their investigation.”

Tributes have poured in on-line for the Stagecoach employee.

Melanie Smith mentioned: “An absolutely appalling waste of a life, RIP Keith, a great character and a lovely man who will be missed by us all at Stagecoach.”

Kirstin Sutherland added: “Just so sad Such a genuinely nice man Thoughts go out to all his family, friends and work colleagues.”

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