Pensioner, 74, dies after crashing his e-scooter into two parked cars

  • A 74-year-old man on an e-scooter has died in Tameside, Greater Manchester
  • He crashed into two parked cars and was pronounced dead at the scene 
  • Police is appealing for information from CCTV footage and dash cam footage 

A 74-year-old man riding on an e-scooter has died after crashing into two parked cars yesterday afternoon.

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

Emergency services also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.  

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

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

No arrests have so far been made as enquiries continue, a police statement confirmed.

Sergeant Marie Eldred, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: ‘Our thoughts remain with the man’s family as they come to terms with this incredibly tragic loss.

‘This collision happened in the middle of the day so we are hopeful that there are a number of witnesses who may have dash cam or CCTV footage.’

If you have any information please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, quoting incident number 2518 of 01/01/22.

Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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