INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after being struck by a driver while riding on a motorized scooter on the city’s far east side.
According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the incident occurred just after 3 p.m. in the 10200 block of E. Washington Street, just a few blocks east of where Washington intersects with Mitthoefer Road.
Police said the adult male victim was found lying in the roadway when officers and paramedics arrived on scene.
Investigators believe the man was crossing the street on a motorized scooter when he was struck by a driver. He was transported to a hospital in critical condition. Not long later, police said the man died as a result of his injuries. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified him as 66-year-old Michael D. Allen.
Police said the driver stayed on scene and was cooperating with police. All eastbound lanes of E. Washington Street were closed as police investigated.
At this time, no further information has been released. The investigation remains active and ongoing.