Belfast Telegraph

Train driver hurt by dropped brick

An Irish Rail driver has been injured after a brick smashed his window on the outskirts of Belfast.

The brick was dropped from a bridge as the Enterprise train passed through Lambeg, near Lisburn, Co Antrim, on its way to Dublin.

Police said the driver sustained a minor injury to his eye. He was able to complete his journey to Dublin.

Lisburn area commander Chief Inspector Darrin Jones said: "This was an unbelievably stupid and dangerous act. Not only was the life of the driver placed in jeopardy but also those of the passengers.

"The individuals who dropped that brick need to consider what could have happened had the driver been seriously hurt or if they had caused a tragedy. How would that feel?"

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