Bus was like roller­coaster be­fore crash, trial is told

The Herald - - NEWS -

A RAIL worker has told a jury that a Rangers sup­port­ers bus which crashed killing a fan was like “a roller coaster” as it en­tered a round­about.

Philip Stor­rie, 53, from Kirk­con­nel, Dum­friesshire, was was giv­ing ev­i­dence at the trial of bus driver Cal­lum Phillips who de­nies killing 39-year-old Ryan Baird by dan­ger­ous driv­ing.

Phillips, 49, from Dal­beat­tie, Dum­fries, is al­leged to have caused the sup­port­ers bus to crash at the Cross­roads Round­about, near Kil­marnock, on Oc­to­ber 1, 2016.

Mr Stor­rie told the High Court in Glas­gow: “It be­came ap­par­ent to me we were ap­proach­ing it too fast... We came round the round­about like a roller coaster.”

The trial be­fore judge Lady Stacey con­tin­ues.

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