Elderly man airlifted to hospital after mobility scooter crash

The man was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with a leg injury following the crash in Elgin.

Elderly man airlifted to hospital after mobility scooter crash Police Scotland

An elderly man has been airlifted to hospital after his mobility scooter collided with a van in Elgin. 

Police were called to the scene on North Street around 9.45am on Thursday. 

Emergency services attended and the man was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with a leg injury. 

The van driver was uninjured in the incident. 

A police spokesperson said: “Around 9.45 am on Thursday May 13 2021, police received a report of an elderly man injured after his mobility scooter collided with a van in North St Elgin.

“Emergency services attended and the elderly man has been taken by SCAA (air ambulance) to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with a leg injury.

“The van driver was uninjured.

“The road is currently closed and enquiries into the circumstances of the incident continue.”