Hunt on for electric scooter rider responsible for death of elderly woman

The accident took place in a park in Madrid

A 79-YEAR-OLD woman who was seriously injured when she was hit by an electric scooter in a park in Madrid has died in hospital.

Paramedics who treated the elderly woman at the scene in the presence of the Madrid Municipal Police at the Cuña Verde Park in the Latina district of Madrid said that the accident occurred at around 1.55pm on Sunday, March 14 and that the rider of the electric scooter had fled the scene of the accident. This person has still not been located.

The woman, who sustained severe brain trauma and had to be intubated at the scene, was taken to the San Carlos University Hospital where she has sadly died.

The Madrid Emergency Services have asked for help locating the rider involved in the accident and have asked for any witnesses to come forward by contacting 915 889 500 or 092.

The man was reportedly wearing black clothes, a black cap and a black mask. It is thought that they may have been using a hired scooter.


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Jennifer Leighfield

Jennifer Leighfield, born in Salisbury, UK; resident in Malaga, Spain since 1989. Degree in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish, French and English from Malaga University (2005), specialising in Crime, Forensic Medicine and Genetics. Published translations include three books by Richard Handscombe. Worked with Euro Weekly News since November 2006. Well-travelled throughout Spain and the rest of the world, fan of Harry Potter and most things ‘geek’.

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