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A woman in her 80s left with possible ‘life-changing’ injuries after collision with mobility scooter in Felixstowe

PUBLISHED: 22:21 12 October 2017 | UPDATED: 08:18 13 October 2017

Police are appealing fot the driver of a mobility scooter to come forward after she failed to stop after a collision with a pedestrian on Felixstowe promenade. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Police are appealing fot the driver of a mobility scooter to come forward after she failed to stop after a collision with a pedestrian on Felixstowe promenade. Picture: SIMON PARKER

A woman in her 80s received what could be ‘life-changing’ injuries after she was hit by a mobility scooter in Felixstowe.

Police want to speak to the driver of the scooter who failed to stop at the scene following the collision.

Emergency services were called shortly after 2.20pm on Friday, September 22, to reports of a collision between a mobility scooter and a pedestrian on the promenade along Undercliff Road East, close to The Fludyer Arms Hotel.

According to Suffolk police, the pedestrian, a woman in her 80s, was knocked to the ground and suffered a laceration to her lower leg, which was initially thought not to be serious.

A spokesman said: “It has since been reported to police that the injuries sustained may be life-changing.”

THe driver of the mobility scooter is described as an elderly woman, white, who was wearing a cream-coloured hat and a dark-coloured coat.

The scooter is described as medium-sized and blue in colour.

It is believed she continued driving towards the pier following the collision.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should call Suffolk Police on 101 quoting CAD 245 of September 22.

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