Elderly woman injured after mobility scooter accident near Aldi in Clacton

An elderly woman was injured after she fell onto the road outside an Aldi supermarket after being hit by a mobility scooter. Police have called for witnesses following the incident in Clacton earlier this month.

Police were called to the Aldi supermarket, St Osyth Road, at around 4.10pm on Wednesday, June 5, following reports of an accident involving a mobility scooter and a pedestrian.

A spokesperson for Essex Police said: “It was reported that a man on a mobility scooter attempted to overtake an elderly female pedestrian on the pavement but collided with the woman, causing her to fall onto the road.

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“The man, described as black, in his 30s, wearing an all-white tracksuit, stopped but left before police arrived. We are trying to identify the man as part of our investigation. If you have any information, CCTV footage, dashcam or other footage relating to this incident, please contact us.

“You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am and 9pm. Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 for more information about our website reporting services.

“You can also call us on 101. In an emergency, always call 999. If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact an independent charity on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.