A woman in a mobility buggy has crashed.
A woman in a mobility buggy has crashed. Blainey Woodham

Elderly woman hospitalised after crashing scooter into tree

AN AMBULANCE has rushed to the aid of an elderly woman on the Sunshine Coast after she crashed her mobility scooter into a tree.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics were alerted to the Battery Hill crash at 8.30am.

Medical practitioners from a nearby Beerburrum Street health facility witnessed the crash and called an ambulance for assistance.

The woman, aged in her mid 70s, suffered leg injuries and was taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.