Northern Ireland

Linda Stewart Rooney is woman who died after Lisburn bus collision

Linda Stewart Rooney died after being hit by a bus at Lisburn bus station Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption Linda Stewart Rooney died after being hit by a bus at Lisburn bus station

Police have released the name of a woman who died after being knocked down by a bus in Lisburn, County Antrim.

She was Linda Stewart Rooney, 48, from the Lisburn area.

The incident happened within the grounds of the city's bus station in Smithfield Street just before 10:30 GMT on Monday.

The depot was then closed. Translink confirmed that an incident had taken place and that an investigation was under way.

It said its thoughts and sympathies were with the family, relations and friends of Ms Rooney.

Translink said the bus driver was "distressed" and would be given support by the transport company.

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