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Mobility scooter rider seriously injured in Kidderminster crash

By Dayna Farrington | Kidderminster | News | Published:

A man on a mobility scooter was treated for potentially serious injuries after a crash with a car in Kidderminster town centre.

The crash took place near to Crossley Retail Park, in Kidderminster town centre. Photo: Google Maps

Emergency services, including the Midlands Air Ambulance, rushed to the scene on Lower Mill Street, off the A456 St Marys Ringway, on Sunday afternoon.

The man, in his 70s, was treated by paramedics before being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Birmingham, by air ambulance.

The crash, which took place near Crossley Retail Park, involved a blue Nissan Juke. The roads around the junction were closed until 5pm.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 1:04pm on Sunday to reports of an road traffic collision involving a car and mobility scooter.

"We sent the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, a land ambulance and paramedic officer to the scene.

"We treated one patient, a man, who was the rider of the mobility scooter, for potentially serious injuries."

West Mercia Police is now appealing for information from witnesses or dashcam footage of the incident.

PC Scott Gee said: "We are keen to speak with anyone who may have seen the incident that occurred on the ring road near to the Crossley Retail Park, in Kidderminster, at around 1pm on Sunday that involved a Nissan Juke and a mobility scooter so that we can get a better understanding of what has occurred.

“We are especially keen to see any dashcam footage from the area at the time of the incident. If you have any information please call 101.”

Witnesses can call West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident number 300S of January 5.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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