Pensioner in road collision

AN 80-year-old man was today taken to hospital after the mobility scooter he was driving was involved in a road smash.Emergency services were called to the junction of Norwich Road and Sherrington Road shortly after 1pm.

A 79-year-old man was today the victim of a hit and run driver on an Ipswich street.

Emergency services were called to the junction of Norwich Road and Sherrington Road shortly after 1pm.

Lisa Miller spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: “He was crossing a pelican crossing on a green light on his mobility scooter when he was hit by a vehicle that drove off towards the direction of Ipswich town centre.

“Witnesses have described the vehicle as a silver Rover 214.”

The man was taken to Ipswich Hospital with a suspected knee injury.

Mrs Miller added: “We are appealing for witnesses or the driver of the vehicle to come forward.”

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Anyone with any information should call PC Steph Cook on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800555111.