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Ribbleton mobility scooter crash: Elderly woman dies in hospital

Posted on - 21st October, 2015 - 9:49am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
A section of Ribbleton Avenue is closed after the incident Pic: Google

A section of Ribbleton Avenue is closed after the incident Pic: Google

An elderly woman has died following a collision between a mobility scooter and a car in Ribbleton.

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Preston Police confirmed the 76-year-old woman, originally reported as being 77, died in hospital from her injuries.

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Police were called to Ribbleton Avenue, between Farringdon Lane and Ribbleton Hall Drive, at 6.50am on Tuesday.

They found a mobility scooter in the road and the elderly woman had suffered a head injury and two suspected broken legs.

she died in Royal Preston Hospital around 12noon on Tuesday.

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Police continue to appeal for witnesses and anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log number 0144 of October 20.

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