Teenager set to appear in court in connection with death of bus driver

A 15-year-old boy will appear at Elgin Sheriff Court in connection with the death of Keith Rollinson.

A teenager is set to appear in court in connection with the death of a bus driver at a station in Moray.

Emergency services were called to the St Giles Road area in Elgin at around 10.40pm on Friday night, after receiving reports of an alleged assault.

Stagecoach bus driver Keith Rollinson, 58, was taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin, where he later died.

A 15-year-old male youth was arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

He is due to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court on Monday.

Elgin bus station.

Stagecoach said it was “shocked and saddened” by incident, which led to the closure of Elgin bus station and the cancellation of numerous services.

A spokesperson for Stagecoach North Scotland said: “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.”

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