Calgary, AB,

Police investigate collision involving scooter

We are currently investigating a collision involving a vehicle and a mobility scooter that took place earlier this week.

On Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at approximately 5:50 p.m., a collision occurred in the intersection of 20 Avenue and 34 Street N.E.

At the time, it is believed a 54-year-old man using a mobility scooter was crossing 20 Avenue N.E., in the marked crosswalk. At the same time, a black 2002 Dodge Dakota truck was turning left from 34 Street onto 20 Avenue N.E., and struck the man on the scooter.

The man on the scooter suffered serious, life-altering injuries and was transported to hospital. The driver of the Dodge Dakota, a 23-year-old man, was not injured and remained on scene.

Speed, alcohol, and drugs are not considered to be factors in this collision. 

Our Traffic Section continues to investigate, and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
APP: P3 Tips