Scooter rider named after collision

By a County Press reporter

Tuesday, June 17, 2014


POLICE have named the man who died in Sunday's scooter accident.

A spokesman said: "He was Kenneth John Mead, 59, of Parkway, Binstead, near Ryde.

"Mr Mead was riding a scooter along the A3054 Binstead Road, from Ryde to Newport at around 4.10pm.

"It’s thought he lost control of the vehicle and then collided with a post at the side of the road. Nobody else was involved in the incident.

"He was taken to St Mary’s Hospital, where he was sadly pronounced dead."

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