Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 30 July 2014

Police make appeal over bus crash

A double-decker bus overturned into a field on the outskirts of Lisburn

Police investigating a bus crash in which 14 people were injured have issued a specific appeal for the driver of a horse lorry to come forward.

The double-decker bus which was carrying a party of wedding guests overturned into a field on Saturday.

The privately rented vehicle had been carrying 60 people when the accident occurred on the Ballynahinch Road on the outskirts of Lisburn.

"Officers are keen to hear from the driver of a grey horse lorry, which passed by at around the time the bus overturned shortly after 4pm," said a PSNI spokeswoman.

Police said they did not believe the horse lorry struck the bus at any time.

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