Appeal on collision involving pedestrian and scooter in Whiston
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We are appealing for information following a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a scooter in Whiston on Wednesday 31 August.
The collision occurred around midday on Dragon Lane where a woman pedestrian was involved in a collision with a teenage boy riding a black electric scooter which had a yellow battery fitted underneath.
The woman, who is in her 40s, sustained a broken elbow and a cut to her forehead.
The rider of the scooter, who is believed to be around 13-years-old, was riding on the pavement at the time of the collision.
Officers are investigating the incident and working to identify the young rider of the scooter, urging him to come forward to assist with enquiries.
Inspector Bernard McHugh said: “This was a serious collision where the pedestrian was left with a broken elbow and cuts to her face which will leave life changing injuries. She has not been able to work since the incident.
“We would appeal to family and friends who may be aware of the person that was involved in the collision to please contact us to assist in the enquiry, either directly or anonymously via Crimestoppers.
“The young scooter rider was travelling in the direction of Cars Hotel at around midday, so we urge residents and drivers to please check your CCTV, doorbell and dashcam footage to see if it captured the incident and get in touch with us.”
Anyone who witnessed the collision or captured anything on CCTV or dashcam is asked to contact SCIU on (0151) 777 5747, or email [email protected]. Alternatively DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 22000647346.