Elderly man remains in serious condition after scooter collision

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Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses after an elderly man was knocked off his mobility scooter on Newark Road in Lincoln.

The 82-year-old man is in a serious condition at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham as a result of the collision on Friday, October 17.

After their previous appeal officers have eliminated a small red car. They are now interested in hearing from the person driving a white car, or anyone who may have seen a white car, as the driver may be a crucial witness.

The elderly man was riding a mobility scooter in the cycle lane on Newark Road, heading into Lincoln, at around 11.50 on Friday morning.

He was struck from behind by a vehicle, which stopped briefly before leaving the scene.

The man was taken to Lincoln County Hospital and was then transferred to Nottingham.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to leave a message on the Collision Hot Line on 01522 558855 for P.C James Bennett quoting incident number 194 of 17th October 2014.