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Man taken to hospital after being trapped under bus in Belfast

Translink say an investigation is underway

By Claire Williamson

A man has been taken to hospital after being trapped under a bus in Belfast.

Emergency services including the PSNI, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service and the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service were called to Queens Square at Custom House Square on Saturday where the incident happened.

The Ambulance Service received the call at 11.22am to reports that a man had slipped and was hit by a bus.

The man was freed from under the bus and was treated at the scene before being taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital where he is now in a stable condition.

The PSNI confirmed it responded to reports of a collision involving a male pedestrian and a bus at around 11.25am.

Translink said an investigation is underway.

A spokeswoman said:  "We can confirm an incident occurred today at approximately 11.20am involving an Ulsterbus and a member of the public outside Laganside Buscentre in the Queen's Quay/Custom House Square area of Belfast City Centre.

"Emergency services were called to the scene and a member of the public was taken to hospital.

"A Translink investigation is underway."

Queens Square at Custom House Square was closed to traffic but has reopened.

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