German police stop man in runaway wheelchair

German police stop man in runaway wheelchair
"Where did Opa go?" Photo: DPA
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.