Man, 46, driving electric scooter passes away after road accident

A 46-year-man has sadly passed away following a road traffic collision in East Belfast[1] earlier this month.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on the Knock Road on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 10th.

The collision, involving a Mercedes GLA 200 and a man on an electric scooter, occurred shortly before 2.30pm.

Sergeant Miller-Devlin from the Collision Investigation Unit said: “Officers attended the scene, alongside colleagues from other emergency services.

“The rider of the electric scooter was taken to hospital following the collision for treatment, but sadly died from his injuries while in hospital.

“He has been named as 46-year-old Eddie Jackson from the east Belfast area.

“An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision is ongoing. Officers would appeal to anyone with any information or who may have dash-cam footage available to contact them at the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference number 1149 of 10/05/23.”

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