Otaki Fatal Crash

91-year-old dies in mobility scooter crash with car

Police say they are investigating a fatal crash involving a car and a mobility scooter in Otaki.

Emergency services were called to Waerenga Rd, between Aotaki St and Kowhai Court, just after 4.30pm yesterday.

A 91-year-old man who was on the scooter died later in Palmerston North Hospital.

Police say his family has been informed.

And the incident is under investigation by the Serious Crash Unit.