Mobility scooter OAP airlifted to hospital after Elgin crash

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A man on a mobility scooter has been airlifted to hospital after being injured in a crash in Moray.

Police said the collision with a van happened in Elgin's North Street at about 09:45.

The man, described as elderly, was flown to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with leg injuries.

Police Scotland said in a statement: "The road is currently closed and inquiries into the circumstances of the incident continue."

"Around 9.45 am on Thursday, 13 May, 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."

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