Pedestrian/Scooter accident statistics 2019

List Of Electric Scooter Accidents And Deaths

One of the recent trends sweeping the nation is that of the electric scooter, also known as the e-scooter. These vehicles, compact and two-wheeled, are placed around busy areas of many major cities, including San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Their purpose is to provide quick, last minute transportation for those using public transit. Ideally, riders …

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Hospital ER reports 161 percent spike in visits involving electric scooters

The injuries may reflect a fraction of Salt Lake City’s injured riders, doctors say. Lime scooters are parked in Paris in July. (AP) (Bertrand Combaldieu/AP) By Peter Holley Peter Holley Technology reporter Email Bio Follow September 24, 2018 As injured electric-scooter riders pour into emergency departments across the country, doctors have scrambled to document a …

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Electric scooters on collision course with pedestrians and lawmakers

Electric scooters are appearing in many major cities across the country, bringing fun to riders, profits to scooter makers – and lots of potential risks to walkers and riders. San Diego, where I live, is at the forefront of the proliferation of electric rideables, and as a physical activity researcher I am an interested observer. …

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Driver hits scooter rider during hours-long police chase in Southern California

A man is in custody after hitting a pedestrian on a scooter Thursday afternoon while leading police on a chase from Culver City to north San Diego County. At 1:30 p.m., more than two hours after it began and after wending through Long Beach and Orange County, the suspect pulled over in the burgundy sedan …

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