Pensioner involved in mobility scooter hit-and-run after cyclist knocked in river

An elderly woman driving a mobility scooter has crashed into a cyclist, knocking him into a river.

The crash happened at around 3pm in Ranelagh Road, in Ipswich.

The male cyclist sustained a cut to his back and pain to his torso.

The driver of the scooter, who failed to stop, is described as a woman, aged between 70 to 80-years-old, with ‘mousey’ coloured hair and was driving a red scooter with thick wheels.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident. Contact PC David Wright from Ipswich on 101.

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