An 84-year-old Newport man has died after being struck by a car while riding a mobility scooter on Thursday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Champion Road in Newport following reports the man was struck by a white Toyota Hilux about 12.45pm.

He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.

The driver of the car, a 27-year-old man, stopped at the scene to render assistance.

He was uninjured and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at