Mobility scooter rider dies in hospital after crash in Granville

A man has died in hospital today after his mobility scooter collided with a utility in Sydney’s west last week.

Just before 11am on Wednesday (22 January 2020), emergency services were called to Milton Street, Granville, after reports a mobility scooter and VW Amarok utility collided.

Investigators have been told the scooter drove out of a driveway and onto the main road when it was struck.

The rider of the scooter – an 80-year-old man – was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

The 39-year-old male driver of the utility was breath tested at the scene and returned a negative result.

Police were informed the man died in hospital earlier today (Monday 27 January 2020).

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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