Lancashire

Burnley scooter rider, 71, dies after road crossing crash

Manchester Road at the junction of Gainsborough Avenue in Burnley Image copyright Google
Image caption The collision occurred in Manchester Road at the junction with Gainsborough Avenue in Burnley

A 71-year-old mobility scooter rider who was involved in a crash with a car in Lancashire has died.

Dorothy Kenny collided with a Fiat Panda as she crossed Manchester Road in Burnley on 21 February.

Ms Kenny, who was from the town, suffered a serious head and leg injury and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where she died this morning.

The driver of the car was uninjured. Police are investigating the circumstances of the collision.

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