Rider Seriously Injured in Electric Scooter Accident on Byron Street [San Diego, CA]
Drunk Scooter Rider Hospitalized after San Diego Crash on Byron Street near Rosecrans Street
SAN DIEGO, CA (September 13, 2020) – A 36-year-old rider sustained serious injuries in an electric scooter accident on Byron Street, Sunday evening.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the incident happened at about 10:40 PM. A westbound electric scooter traveled through a red light at the intersection of Byron Street and Rosecrans Street. Then, the scooter collided with a southbound Volvo SUV driven by a 20- year-old woman.
Emergency crews rushed the rider to a hospital for treatment of a brain bleed and multiple facial fractures. His injuries are considered life-threatening and he remains in critical condition.
Meanwhile, the Volvo driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
San Diego police determined that the scooter rider was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
Don’t drink and ride to keep the roads safer for everyone. Always remember that DUI does not only affect you, but it is also dangerous for anyone sharing the roads. Strictly follow traffic laws and avoid distractions.
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