BREAKING: Aberdeen student mowed down by bus on King Street

‘The young man was treated for minor injuries by the ambulance service’


A young man has been hit by a bus walking across King Street this morning.

The incident took place at 9:45am today.

A Tesco Express worker said: “A student was hit by a bus and the emergency services were on the scene quickly, and took him immediately to ARI.”

A police spokesperson said: “The incident took place at 9:45am on the Orchard Street junction.

“The young man was treated for minor injuries by the ambulance service on the scene. He has now been taken to ARI.”

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The impact happened at the popular crossing opposite Regent Walk and Tesco Express.

Fourth year Zoe witnessed the emergency services arriving: “I was just walking to the doctors and I saw the police running over and the guy was lying on the ground.

“He was hurt. He had dark hair and was wearing a black jacket.

“There were quite a few people around, it was horrible.”

More to follow.