Driver arrested over mobility scooter fatal crash is being investigated for causing death by dangerous driving

A DRIVER arrested after a man died in a mobility scooter crash is being investigated over the death, police have confirmed.

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 12:16 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 1:43 pm

Grandfather John Dognini, 80, of Villa Gardens in Waterlooville, died when his mobility scooter collided with a Vauxhall Corsa in a crash.

Mr Dognini died on December 2 in London Road at the junction with Winifred Road in Waterlooville.

He had been buying Christmas presents for his grandchildren and great-grandchild.

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John Dognini was involved in a collision between his mobility scooter and a Vauxhall Corsa. Pictured: Floral tributes at the crossing when the collision happened in London Road, Waterlooville. Picture: Habibur Rahman

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He was due to celebrate his 60th wedding anniversary with his wife Julia in March this year.

Now police said a 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury, before Mr Dognini died in hospital, is being investigated over the death.

John Dognini, 80, from Waterlooville. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

A Hampshire police spokesman said: 'He is now being investigated for causing death by dangerous driving, however there would be no necessity to rearrest for that offence in the circumstances.'