Mobility scooter user killed in collision with bus in Newcastle

Mobility scooter user killed in collision with bus in Newcastle

A man riding a mobility scooter who was involved in a collision with a bus in Newcastle city centre has died, Northumbria Police have confirmed.

George ‘Geordie’ Bilclough, of Elswick, was struck shortly after 4pm on Tuesday while riding his scooter but passed away on Thursday night.

An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the collision, which happened on Blackett Street.

He is the latest person to have died in an incident involving a mobility scooter after a handful of deaths that have already occurred this year in various locations across the country. 

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