A mobility scooter was an unusual vehicle during Friday's rush hour in Memphis. Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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Elderly woman navigates busy traffic in Memphis on mobility scooter

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The video was being filmed as a cry for help. Facebook user, Towanna Murphy, asked her friends to please share the information with police as she followed the woman onto I-240.

"Whoever is watching this video, please call 911, so we can get this lady where she's going,” Murphy said.

The video ended with a Memphis police officer working to assist the woman off the scooter, but she refused to comply. 

Police said the woman is now safe and with officers.