Driver dies after assault in Elgin

A Stagecoach driver who died following an assault in Elgin has been named as Keith Rollinson.

Keith Rollinson

The incident occurred in the St Giles Road area around 10.40pm on Friday 2 February 2024.

The 58-year-old was taken to Dr Grays Hospital in Elgin, where he later died.

A 15-year-old male has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident. He is due to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court today (5 February 2024).

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.”

Detective Inspector Gavin Fleming, of Aberdeen CID, said: “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.”

Stagecoach driver Kirsty Robson has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money to support Keith’s family during this time.

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