Man dies after his mobility scooter collides with a car in York

Fulford Road in York, near Aldi. Photograph © Google Street View
18 Jun 2019 @ 4.32 pm
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A man has died after his mobility scooter was in collision with a car outside a York supermarket.

Police investigating the accident are appealing for information and dash-cam footage.

The collision happened at around 10.45am on Wednesday 5 June near the Aldi store on Fulford Road when a Ford Fiesta, which was travelling towards the city centre, was in collision with the scooter.

The rider of the scooter, a man in his 80s from York, was taken to York Hospital where he sadly died from his injuries a week later.

The driver of the Fiesta, a woman in her 80s, was uninjured.

Can you help?

Police are appealing to motorists in the area at the time who may have dash-cam footage of the scooter or Fiesta prior to the collision, or footage of the incident to contact them.

They are also appealing to anyone else who was in the area and saw either vehicle prior to the collision or witnessed the incident, to contact them.

Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team at Tadcaster
Quote reference number 12190070738