MOBILITY SCOOTER DEATH: Victim, 88, named after fatal hit in Derbyshire town

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Police have named a man who died after being hit by a mobility scooter.

The 88-year-old – who has this afternoon been identified as Frederick Longlands, of Glebe Crescent, Stanley – had been waiting for a bus at the lower end of Bath Street, Ilkeston, at 10.45am on Tuesday, February 3.

He was struck by the scooter and taken to a nearby shop while waiting for an ambulance.

He died from his injuries in hospital last Wednesday.

An 80-year-old man is currently helping Derbyshire police with their enquiries.

Witnesses should call Derbyshire police on 101.