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Appeal after rider of motorised scooter dies in York

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Police investigating a collision involving a motorised mobility scooter in York are appealing for information and dash-cam footage following the death of the rider.

The collision happened at around 10.45am on Wednesday 5 June 2019 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 District Hospital where he sadly died from his injuries a week later.

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

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 on 101,  and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team at Tadcaster. Please quote 12190070738 when sharing information.

Last modified: June 18, 2019