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88-year-old man dies after being run over by wheelchair driven by 79-year-old man

By Mason White 5:21 PM March 2, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
An elderly man was arrested for questioning after running over an 88-year-old man with his wheelchair, causing fatal injuries, police in the United Kingdom said.

Derbyshire Police said that the incident unfolded around 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, as the 88-year-old victim was waiting for a bus on Bath Street.

He was struck by the wheelchair and was taken into a nearby store, waiting for an ambulance.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene, treated the man and transported him to a nearby hospital, where he died the next day.

Police urged witnesses to come forward.