'Confused' elderly man on Derbyshire dual carriageway drove mobility scooter against oncoming traffic

One of the police officers giving advice to the confused man.
One of the police officers giving advice to the confused man.

A 'confused' elderly man who drove his mobility scooter along a dual carriageway towards oncoming traffic has been given advice by police.

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit‏ advised the man after the incident which caused delays to the Derbyshire road.

A police spokesman said: "A confused elderly gentleman took a wrong turn and was riding along the dual carriageway towards oncoming traffic. Assistance and advice provided."

The spokesman also apologised for the delays it caused to the A6 in Thulston.