UPDATED: Elderly woman dies from injuries in scooter accident

Collision took place Saturday afternoon at Blue Jay and Maclure in Abbotsford

  • Jul. 23, 2016 6:00 a.m.
An accident victim was airlifted to hospital Saturday afternoon.

An accident victim was airlifted to hospital Saturday afternoon.




A 78-year-old woman on a mobility scooter died after she was struck by a vehicle on Saturday afternoon.

The collision occurred at about 2 p.m. in the area of Blue Jay Street and Maclure Road.

The woman was travelling south on Blue Jay Street when she was struck by a Ford Focus –  driven by a 28-year-old man – heading east on Maclure Road.

The woman was airlifted to hospital, where she died of her injuries the following day.

The driver remained on the scene and has co-operated with police.

Police have not released details about the exact circumstances of the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225 or text abbypd (222973).