A pensioner of 74 years dies when his e-scooter crashes into two cars.

  • Tameside, Greater Manchester – A man riding an electric scooter has lost his life at the age of 74
  • He crashed into two parked cars and was pronounced dead at the scene 
  • Police appeal for CCTV footage and footage from dash cams to provide information 

After colliding with two cars, yesterday’s crash involving an e-scooter killed a 74 year-old.

Greater Manchester Police responded to reports that there had been a collision on Springfield Road, Tameside around 1.40pm. 

Although emergency personnel were called, the victim was declared dead on the spot.  

Police were called to Springfield Road in Tameside at around 1.40pm, following reports of a collision

Following reports of a collision, Tameside Police called Springfield Road around 1.40pm.

A 74-year-old man riding on an e-scooter has died after crashing into two parked cars yesterday afternoon (file photo used)

After colliding with two cars, yesterday afternoon’s crash involving an e-scooter killed a 74 year-old male (file photo).

As enquiries continue, no arrests have been made. A police statement confirms that there has not yet been any.

Sergeant Marie Eldred of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said that: ‘Our thoughts remain with man’s loved ones as they deal with this extremely tragic loss.

“This collision took place in the middle-of-the-day so there may be witnesses that have CCTV or dashcam footage.

Please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit by calling 0161 856 47441 and quoting incident no. 2518 of 01/01/22.

Anonymous reports can be sent to Crimestoppers at 0800 555 112.