Man hurt after falling off mobility scooter while crossing Sunderland bridge

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A MAN was taken to hospital after falling off his mobility scooter on Wearmouth Bridge.

 The 35-year-old was believed to have been driving along the pavement on the bridge yesterday when he fell off.

 A concerned passer-by raised the alarm and emergency services were called to the scene at about 1.05pm.

 Police confirmed the man’s injuries were not life-threatening.