MIPD News Release – Motor Vehicle Vs. Mobility Scooter Crash
On 4/13/12 at 12:02 pm a 77 year-old female Marco Island resident operating a mobility scooter was struck while crossing the crosswalk on N. Collier Blvd. at Tigertail Ct. The female sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Lee Memorial Trauma Center. A 74 year-old male Marco Island resident driving a 2011 Lincoln struck the female operating the scooter. Elements of the Marco Island Police Department Traffic Homicide Team and members of the Patrol Division are currently conducting an investigation into the incident, at the conclusion of which the appropriate causative factor(s) and charges will be determined.