Mobility scooter driver suffers head injury after car crash

PUBLISHED: 13:45 09 March 2018 | UPDATED: 16:20 09 March 2018

Police closed off Adam Street yesterday.

Police closed off Adam Street yesterday.

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A man on a mobility scooter was left with a head injury when a car crashed into him in Burnham-on-Sea yesterday (Thursday).

Emergency services were called to reports of an incident in Adam Street, near the junction with Oxford Street, yesterday morning.

The male driver of the scooter suffered a head injury and chest pains.

The road was closed until mid-afternoon while emergency services were on the scene.

An air ambulance also landed on St Andrew’s School fields, in Dunstan Road, to help assist the man.

A South West Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 11.43am to a reported road traffic collision, involving a mobility scooter.

“The male patient was treated at the scene and taken onto Southmead Hospital for further treatment.”

Anyone with information should contact the non-emergency number on 101.

*This story has now been updated, please click here*

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