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Elderly husband hitches ride on his wife’s electric wheelchair with a buggy board fixed to the back

The Gazette Staff

A loving husband has attached a motor and a buggy board to his wife’s wheelchair so they can cruise around the town centre in style.

The elderly couple were recorded driving down the path in Ayr, Scotland, on Sunday.

The footage shows the unnamed man aboard the contraption and steering the way through pedestrians.

The elderly couple (pictured) were recorded driving down the path in Ayr, Scotland, on Sunday

The elderly couple (pictured) were recorded driving down the path in Ayr, Scotland, on Sunday

The elderly couple (pictured) were recorded driving down the path in Ayr, Scotland, on Sunday

The clip was posted on Facebook by Caroline Hendry, who is in her 40’s and from Cumnock.

She wrote: ‘This is the best thing I have ever seen….growing old in fashion together. Everyone was just looking at them on way by – it was superb design.’

She added: ‘I was out shopping with I saw this and decided to record. It just melted my heart the fact that they could still do their daily thing together was so sweet.’

The footage shows the unnamed man aboard the contraption

The footage shows the unnamed man aboard the contraption

He steers the way through pedestrians

He steers the way through pedestrians

The footage shows the unnamed man aboard the contraption (left) and steering the way through pedestrians (right)

The video attracted more than one thousand comments, with Claire Ballantyne posting: ‘Could actually see my gran and papa with this lol scooting about Tesco.’

Lorna Taylor Jess commented: ‘I saw them today too ! … soooo cute xx.’

Another practically wrote: ‘Great idea as long as your capability of standing is strong.’

One girl told her brother: ‘That’s yours and Mammy’s Christmas present sorted.’

And another said to her friend: ‘Remember when we said we would take each other out when we old.’

Source : Mail Online

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