A charity volunteer on the Isle of Wight has had his mobility scooter stolen, prompting police to investigate.
The victim, who is in his 40s, travels to the British Heart Foundation store in Newport where he volunteers on his scooter, and parks it outside the building on Taylor Road.
The scooter was last seen on Thursday26th June at 11am. By 12pm the same day, it was gone.
The scooter is electric blue in colour with black seat cover, battery cover and foot rug.
Investigating officer PC Matt Wilford said, "Both the victim and his wife use the scooter, and have had to obtain alternative help just to get around as a result of this theft.”
A 84 year old man from Whitfield, near Dover, is appealing for drivers to take more care with vulnerable road users. Bob Horn was knocked off his mobility scooter in a country lane and left for dead. Andrea Thomas reports.
A car collided with a mobility scooter in Kent which knocked the 84-year-old rider into the road.
The crash happened on Saturday 28th December at 10.12am on Sandwich Road in Whitfield.
A grey Ford hit the mobility scooter and the rider was treated at the scene with minor injuries.
Anyone who witnessed the crash should call 101.
An investigation is underway into the death of an 82-year-old man whose mobility scooter fell from a walkway while he was riding it. He dropped 12 feet after falling through a glass wall in Fareham on Thursday 20 September at around three o'clock in the afternoon.
The man had just paid a visit to Fareham Health Centre on Osborn Road.
A disabled man from Poole is to attempt a world record on his mobility scooter.
Steve Tarrant, seen here with racing hero Lewis Hamilton, aims to travel the furthest distance ever in 24 hours on his scooter.
The 51 year old motorsport marshal survived a near fatal crash at Goodwood in 2000, losing a leg above the knee and suffering multiple injuries when an F1 racing car collided with him at 100mph.
He still marshals at around 30 to 40 events per year, including the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Mr Tarrant said: “I have always had a steely determination and thrive on a challenge, I am so up for this!
"The Speedway Ring at Peterborough Arena is the perfect setting and I have calculated that around 750 laps are required to beat the record, a very tall order – but I am ready for anything."
Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a collision involving a pedestrian and a mobility scooter in Christchurch.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving a pedestrian and a mobility scooter in Christchurch. It happened at about 1.50pm on Monday 30 April 2012 on the High Street outside the Zoo jewellery store. A 63-year-old woman sustained minor injuries to her head and legs.