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German police stop man in runaway wheelchair

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German police stop man in runaway wheelchair
"Where did Opa go?" Photo: DPA
16:03 CEST+02:00
German police intervened Wednesday after an 89-year-old man accidentally steered his electric wheelchair onto a four-lane highway.

The man kept going after missing an exit on his way to a public garden near the northern German city of Hanover, according to police.

A 50-year-old driver noticed the man riding his wheelchair along the highway shoulder, called police and stayed behind the wheelchair until they arrived.

Police returned the 89-year-old home unharmed.

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