Woman seriously hurt after crash involving mobility scooter and van in Melbourn

PUBLISHED: 11:17 03 April 2017

The mobility scooter after the crash. Picture: Clive Porter

The mobility scooter after the crash. Picture: Clive Porter

Clive Porter

A woman in Melbourn received multiple injuries when the mobility scooter she was travelling on was involved in a collison with a van on Saturday.

New Road in Melbourn was closed after a van and a mobility scooter were involved in a collision on Saturday. Picture: Clive PorterNew Road in Melbourn was closed after a van and a mobility scooter were involved in a collision on Saturday. Picture: Clive Porter

The ambulance service was called at about 2.40pm, and sent an ambulance crew, hazardous area response team, and a Magpas air ambulance to the scene in New Road. Police were called shortly afterwards and the road was closed.

The injuries the woman in her 40s sustained are understood to be serious but not life-threatening and she was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by land ambulance for further care.

The road was reopened at about 5.30pm.


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