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Woman, 71, dies after collision with an electric scooter in Nottinghamshire

Police are investigating after a 71-year-old woman was fatally injured in a collision involving a privately-owned electric scooter.

Linda Davis, known to her family and friends as ‘Lou’, was in Southwell Road East, Rainworth, when the collision happened on the pavement at around 3.50pm on Thursday 2 June 2022.

She was taken to hospital but died on Wednesday (8 June 2022).

The rider, a 14-year boy, remained at the scene and contacted emergency services.

He has since been interviewed under caution and remains under investigation while enquiries continue.

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The police investigation is ongoing and officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

The victim’s family is being supported by specialist officers from Nottinghamshire Police.

Detective Constable Emma Temple, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our thoughts are with the victim’s family, who have requested privacy at this difficult time.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and we’d urge anyone who either witnessed this collision, or who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage, to please get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 441 of 2 June 2022, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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