Public appeal: Woman struck by mobility scooter at Beenleigh

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was struck by a mobility scooter near Beenleigh Railway station on September 1.

Police allege around 4.20pm, a 62-year-old Ormeau woman was walking along the footpath on Alamein Street when she was struck from behind by a man driving a mobility scooter. It will be further alleged the vehicle and driver did not stop after the woman was hit.

Emergency services attended the scene and transported the woman to Princess Alexandra Hospital with serious hip, arm and neck injuries.

Police inquiries led to a 52-year-old Beenleigh man being charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing grievous bodily harm and possess utensils.

He is next due to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court on November 3.

Police investigations indicate there were numerous members of the public who witnessed the incident, including those who rendered immediate first aid to the woman.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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