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Man dies after mobility scooter crash in Atherton

A 72-year-old man whose mobility scooter was involved in a crash with a car in Greater Manchester has died.

Greater Manchester Police said the crash happened at about 10:45 GMT in Atherton on Thursday 20 November.

The scooter was hit by a blue Nissan Note as it crossed Gloucester Street near its junction with Bag Lane.

The pensioner sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he died a week later. The police are appealing for witnesses.

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