Mobility scooter user rushed to hospital after collision with car


A man using a mobility scooter in Leicester has been taken to hospital after colliding with a car.

LeicestershireLive reported on how emergency services were called after the accident on Welford Road at about 12.45pm on October 1 which left the road closed for more than two hours.

It went on to explain how the casualty was taken to the major trauma unit at Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre by ambulance.

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A police spokesman said: “At 12.45pm today (Thursday 1 October) we received a report of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Welford Road.

“Officers attended along with colleagues from the East Midlands Ambulance Service and the pedestrian – a man – has been taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre.”

He added: “The casualty’s injuries are neither life-threatening, or life-changing. No arrests have been made.”

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, including motorists with dashcam footage, to get in touch.

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