Mobility scooter rider dies after collision with car

Gosford Road, Beccles. Photo: James Carr.

Gosford Road, Beccles. Photo: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

A 64-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a car while on her mobility scooter has died.

The woman suffered a broken hip, cracked vertebrae and cracked ribs in the incident and was rushed to the James Paget Hospital for treatment.

The incident occurred at around 3.40pm on Tuesday October 2 on Gosford Road, Beccles, and involved a green Citroen Xsara Picasso.

After being released from the Gorleston hospital in November, she was readmitted on Tuesday December 4 after becoming unwell at home. She died later the same day.

Suffolk Police enquiries are ongoing and say it cannot be confirmed if her death comes as a result of the collision.

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Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward and contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference CAD 214 of October 2.

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