Woman in her 90’s on mobility scooter hit by car facing life threatening injuries.

A lady in her 90’s on her mobility scooter believed to have just left Mawney Park yesterday afternoon, was involved in a collision with a car.

The pensioner was along Mawney Road in Romford, when she was struck by the vehicle and rushed to a major trauma centre where she now faces life threatening injuries.

A Met Police spokesperson told the Havering Daily:

“Police were called at 12:20hrs on Sunday, 29 November to reports of a collision involving a mobility buggy and a car at the junction of Mawney Road and Susan Close in Romford.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. A woman in her 90’s, who was travelling in the mobility buggy, was found with a leg injury. She has been taken to an east London hospital and her injuries are potentially life-threatening. 

“The driver of the car stopped at the scene. There have been no arrests.”

Enquiries are ongoing and road closures remain in place.

A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service told the Havering Daily:

“We were called at 12.13 pm yesterday to reports of a traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Mawney Road, Romford.

“We sent an ambulance crew, a medic in a car, an incident response officer and an advanced paramedic. The first of our medics were at the scene in under four minutes.

“A woman was treated at the scene and taken to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

The Havering Daily